Overlapping Double Breasting of External/ Aponeurosis in Inguinal Hernia Repair
Keywords:Overlapping, external aponeurosis inguinal hernia
A study of loo patients of inguinal hernia is presented with this new technique. All the patients were male age 19-30 years and 50-70 years. 68% of hernias were direct and 59% were right sided and 8% were bilateral. All the hernia were primary, 86% were reducible, 58% rural and 48% were urban. 61% were smokers. Mean duration in stay was 2 days. Overlapping of external oblique was combined with Malony’s nylon darn repair using prolene No.1 suture for posterior layer. Results were with no recurrence is up to 22 months. Other complications were haematomas in 3% and infection in 2%. Scrotal oedema 5%, neuralgia 20%. This method is easy, economical and does not need very experienced person to do it.
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