Hernia surgery is one of the earliest forms of surgery and currently the most frequently performed operation in general surgery. Relatively modest improvements of clinical outcomes or savings of resource use in inguinal hernia repair would already have a signifi cant medical and economical impact.

inguinal hernia
J. Jeekel (Hans) , J.F. Lange (Johan)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Jeekel, Prof. Dr. J. (promotor), Lange, Prof. Dr. J.F. (promotor)
Erasmus MC: University Medical Center Rotterdam

van Veen, R.N. (2008, April 3). New Clinical Concepts in Inguinal Hernia. Erasmus University Rotterdam. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/11998