A study of post-surgical complications of inguinal hernia
Author(s): Dr. Harish Nayak Pangal and Dr. Prashanth Kumar K
Abstract:Background: Inguinal hernia cases are vastly reported by the practicing surgeons. They are the most common types of hernias that are dealt every day in the operation theatres. Surgery is the only real treatment modalities for this pathology. There are many studies that are conducted in this field especially the different techniques that are used to treat such conditions. Very few studies actually reflected the post-operative complications. Methods: 90 patients who underwent the surgery were followed and all the complications post-operative was reported till 6 months. Result: Infections were minimal, Acute pain and fever were reported in of the cases. Conclusion: Even though rare, complications can burden the patients financially and also in terms of livelihood. When present it has to be immediately dealt with promptly.