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The role of surgical expertise with regard to chronic postoperative inguinal pain (CPIP) after Lichtenstein correction of inguinal hernia: a systematic review

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The aim of this study was to evaluate whether a relation exists between surgical expertise and incidence of chronic postoperative inguinal pain (CPIP) after inguinal hernia repair using the Lichtenstein procedure .CPIP after inguinal hernia repair remains a major clinical problem despite many efforts to address this problem. Recently, case volume and specialisation have been found correlated to significant improvement of outcomes in other fields of surgery; to date these important factors hav...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1007/s10029-016-1483-9

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Publisher:
Springer Paris Publisher's website
Journal:
Hernia: The Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery Journal website
Volume:
20
Issue:
3
Pages:
349-356
Publication date:
2016-04-05
Acceptance date:
2016-03-16
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EISSN:
1248-9204
ISSN:
1265-4906
URN:
uuid:ccc6afb2-5681-499e-946b-b8db31bfc8ac
Source identifiers:
614274
Local pid:
pubs:614274
Paper number:
3

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