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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Herniotomy in Infants, Children and Adolescents without Disruption of External Ring

AA Kareem, KM Juma'a

Citation Information : Kareem A, Juma'a K. Herniotomy in Infants, Children and Adolescents without Disruption of External Ring. World J Lap Surg 2009; 2 (1):13-16.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10007-1004

Published Online: 01-04-2009

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2009; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Inguinal hernia is one of the commonest pediatric surgical problems and when treated early and appropriately is associated with negligible morbidity and very rarely any mortality. In our prospective study we introduce a new method for repair of hernia in infants, children and adolescences without disruption of external ring. Our study involves 252 patients with inguinal hernia, the ages ranging from 7 days to 15 years, 8 female and the remaining male. We apply the principles of minimal access surgery but without laparoscope that's to say the smallest incision, a short stay in hospital, a rapid recovery, the least cost and fewer complications with no recurrence. So we can say that it is nonlaparoscope minimal access surgery.


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