Inguinal Herniorrhaphy under local infiltration Anaesthesia

Authors

  • F B LODHI
  • M AKRAM
  • R ASRAR
  • R HUSSAIN

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21649/akemu.v7i2.1812

Keywords:

Inguinal herniorrhaphy, herniorrhaphy, under local anaesthesia

Abstract

Inguinal hernia is one of the commonest surgical problems. This study was carried out in Surgical Unit-III Allied Hospital Faisalabad to highlight the effectiveness of local infiltration Anaesthesia in hernia repair. In this prospective study special consideration was given to reduce the expenditure operative management of inguinal hernia and minimize hospital stay of patients. A total number of sixty patients have been included in this study, divided in 3 equal groups, operated under general, spinal and local infiltration Anaesthesia. Comparison has been made in these three groups regarding the cost, hospital stay, and postoperative complications. Inguinal Herniorraphy under local infiltration Anaesthesia has been found to be an effective treatment and reduces the workload of hospital. It is associated with minimal postoperative morbidity.

Published

2017-10-07

How to Cite

LODHI, F. B., AKRAM, M., ASRAR, R., & HUSSAIN, R. (2017). Inguinal Herniorrhaphy under local infiltration Anaesthesia. Annals of King Edward Medical University, 7(2). https://doi.org/10.21649/akemu.v7i2.1812

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