SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF INGUINAL HERNIA

Dyahun Chandra Sibakoti

Abstract


Inguinal hernias are common surgical problem. There are various techniques for its repair. This retrospective study focuses on darning with prolene at Bharatpur Hospital and a private nursing home in Chitawan. There were 463 cases of both direct and indirect hernias operated over a period of 7 years (1999- 2006). Most of them were repaired by prolene darning 88%. The result was impressive with no recurrence so far. It is a cheap alternative to Lichtenstein repair.

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