[Continuous 2-layer suture of the femoral hernia. Initial clinical results with 31 patients]

Chirurg. 1989 Dec;60(12):882-5.
[Article in German]


In a retrospective study the two-lined continuous suture for the repair of femoral hernia was examined. From 1.12. 1985 till 31.5. 1988 the femoral defect was closed by a continuous two-lined suture 33 times in 31 patients. In almost 50% (16 cases) the hernia was incarcerated, in total 10 surgeons took part. Postoperatively occurred one wound infection and one serom. During a postoperative observation time of 1-28 months up to now no recurrence has been seen. Thus the two-lined continuous suture of femoral hernia seems to use a sure, simple and practical operation technique, that can be used very well in the every-day-practice, also in case of incarcerated hernia.

Publication types

  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Appendectomy
  • Child
  • Emergencies*
  • Female
  • Hernia, Femoral / surgery*
  • Humans
  • Intestine, Small / surgery
  • Lymph Node Excision
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Postoperative Complications / etiology*
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Suture Techniques*