"Hernia, Femoral" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A groin hernia occurring inferior to the inguinal ligament and medial to the FEMORAL VEIN and FEMORAL ARTERY. The femoral hernia sac has a small neck but may enlarge considerably when it enters the subcutaneous tissue of the thigh. It is caused by defects in the ABDOMINAL WALL.
- Hernia, Femoral
- Femoral Hernia
- Femoral Hernias
- Hernias, Femoral
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Hernia, Femoral" by people in Profiles.
Point-of Care Ultrasound in Stratifying Clinically Evolving Inguinal and Femoral Hernias. J Emerg Med. 2022 08; 63(2):257-264.
Epidemiology of abdominal wall and groin hernia repairs in children. Pediatr Surg Int. 2021 May; 37(5):587-595.
Hernia emergencies. Surg Clin North Am. 2014 Feb; 94(1):97-130.
Trends in emergent inguinal hernia surgery in Olmsted County, MN: a population-based study. Hernia. 2012 Aug; 16(4):397-403.
Decellularized human cadaveric dermis provides a safe alternative for primary inguinal hernia repair in contaminated surgical fields. Am J Surg. 2006 Nov; 192(5):e12-7.
A prospective comparison of laparoscopic and tension-free open herniorrhaphy. Arch Surg. 1994 Apr; 129(4):361-6.
Radiologic vignette. The radiographic findings are typical of herniation pit of the femoral neck. Arthritis Rheum. 1993 Apr; 36(4):572-4.
Management of groin hernias in patients with ascites. Ann Surg. 1992 Dec; 216(6):696-700.
Prophylaxis against wound infection following herniorrhaphy or breast surgery. J Infect Dis. 1992 Sep; 166(3):556-60.
Perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis for herniorrhaphy and breast surgery. N Engl J Med. 1990 Jan 18; 322(3):153-60.