Complications of Hernioplasty

Complications: Intra-operative

*Injury to vas deferens
*Injury to viscus (colon, bladder)
*Bleeding

Complications: Post-operative

*Testicular atrophy
*Recurrence
     - Bassini (3-33%)
     - Shouldice (0.8%)
     - Laparoscopic repair (2-6%)





 

 

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Hernia Repair
Department of Surgery
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