Surgeon Attitudes and Beliefs Toward Abdominal Wall Hernia Repair in Female Patients of Childbearing Age

JAMA Surg. 2020 Jun 1;155(6):528-530. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0099.


This qualitative study examines surgeon’s thoughts on decision-making in repairing an abdominal wall hernia in a woman or girl of childbearing age.

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Age Factors
  • Attitude of Health Personnel*
  • Culture*
  • Female
  • General Surgery*
  • Hernia, Abdominal / surgery*
  • Herniorrhaphy*
  • Humans
  • Surgeons / psychology*