Surgery MCQ 57

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Which of the following statement(s) is/are true concerning repair of inguinal hernias?

    1. The Bassini repair approximates the transversus abdominis aponeurosis and transversalis fascia and the shelving edge of the inguinal ligament.

    2. The Bassini repair is an adequate repair for a femoral hernia

    3. A relaxing incision is important for repairs of direct and large indirect inguinal hernias to prevent excessive tension in the closure

    4. An advantage to the use of prosthetic material is the mesh incites formation of scar tissue to further increase tensile strength provided by the mesh alone

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