SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF INGUINAL HERNIA
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.