Inguinal hernia repair - dischargeHernioraphy - discharge; Hernioplasty - discharge
You or your child had surgery to repair an inguinal hernia caused by a weakness in the abdominal wall in your groin area.
Now that you or your child is going home, follow the surgeon's instructions on self-care at home.
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Malangoni MA, Rosen MJ. Hernias. In: Townsend CM, Beauchamp RD, Evers BM, Mattox KL, eds. Sabiston Textbook of Surgery: The Biological Basis of Modern Surgical Practice. 20th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2017:chap 44.