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The incidence of complications following primary inguinal herniotomy in babies weighing 5 kg or less.

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The aim of this study was to quantify the incidence of complications following inguinal herniotomy in small babies weighing 5 kg or less. This was a retrospective review of inguinal herniotomies performed in our unit between December 1997 and March 2002 on babies weighing 5 kg or less. A total of 154 patients underwent hernia repair, of which 125 patients (221 hernias) were available for review (81%). The median weight at surgery was 3.6 kg (range 1.7-5 kg) and 84 patients (67%) were classifi...

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10.1007/s00383-006-1695-7

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Journal:
Pediatric surgery international
Volume:
22
Issue:
6
Pages:
500-502
Publication date:
2006-06-01
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EISSN:
1437-9813
ISSN:
0179-0358
Source identifiers:
244888
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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