Intended for healthcare professionals

Rapid response to:

Clinical Review

Inguinal hernias

BMJ 2008; 336 doi: (Published 31 January 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;336:269

Rapid Response:

Re: Is treatment needed?

Is inguinal hernia repair perhaps like tonsillectomy used to be?
That is, the surgeon can do the op, so the surgeon does the op? Might
this be a cse of "waste not, want not"?

Competing interests:
Member of West Sussex PPIF

Competing interests: No competing interests

07 February 2008
John G Gooderham
Member of West Sussex PPIF
38 Broomfiled Drive, Billingshurst, RH14 9TJ