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Kvinder med lyskenære hernier bør henvises til kirurgisk behandling

Alle kvinder med et lyskenært hernie bør henvises til laparoskopisk kirurgi.
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Line Schmidt & Jacob Rosenberg
Center for Perioperativ Optimering, Gastroenheden, Kirurgisk Sektion, Herlev Hospital

Ugeskr Læger 2018;180:V07180487
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Ugeskr Læger 2018;180:V07180487
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Women with groin hernias should be referred to surgery

Ugeskr Læger 2018;180:V07180487

In females, approximately 75% of groin hernias are inguinal hernias, and 25% are femoral. However, all groin hernias in women should be considered potential femoral hernias due to the difficult preoperative diagnosis of hernia type and the high incidence of femoral hernias. Complications following an untreated femoral hernia are unacceptable, which is why, watchful waiting is not recommended in women. Timely repair is desirable, and the laparoscopic approach is recommended due to lower recurrence rates and fewer femoral recurrences than in open repair methods

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