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Treating inguinal hernias

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: (Published 12 February 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:403

… and is misleading

  1. Paul M Peyser (, consultant gastrointestinal and laparoscopic surgeon
  1. Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro TR1 3LJ

    EDITOR—Kingsnorth has misrepresented the role of the laparoscopic hernia repair in his article.1 A clinician reading this who has no experience of surgical options for inguinal hernia repair may come away with the impression that laparoscopic repair has largely been dismissed by the surgical community and the National Institute for Clinical …

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