Abstract:Femoral hernias commonly present as an emergency with a large proportion strangulated or with contents that are threatened. Many surgical options are available including minimally invasive surgery and multiple open approaches. A low approach allows a relatively simple repair of the hernia and has a long-established history of safety with reproducible outcomes and low recurrence rates. It is technically less challenging than a high approach but does not allow easy assessment or management of hernia sac contents… Show more
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