Surgery MCQ 40

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3B Scientific Inguinal Hernia ModelThe following statement(s) is/are true concerning the indications for treatment of an inguinal hernia.

    1. Most adult hernias will remain stable in size, therefore delay seldom affects the technical aspects of a surgical repair

    2. There is a direct correlation between the length of time that a hernia is present and the risk of major complications

    3. The morbidity and mortality associated with emergent operation due to hernia complications is significantly greater than for elective repair of the identical hernia

    4. A truss maintains a hernia in the reduced state, therefore, minimizing the risk of incarceration and strangulation
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