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Most common site of herniation post surgery?
Midline
Most common hernia in males and females?
Indirect, due to a patent tunica vaginalis
Femoral hernias are most common in?
Females
Type of hernia that goes through the inguinal canal, is usually congenital and happens in young people <50 yrs.
Indirect
Type of hernia that goes through Hesselbach's triangle, is usually acquired, and more common in >50 yrs old.
Direct
How do you diagnose a scrotal hernia?
Auscultate the scrotum for bowel sounds
What are the layers of the abdominal wall starting with the skin?
Skin
Sub-q fat
Scarpa’s fascia
External Oblique
Internal Oblique
Transversus abdominus
Transversalis fascia
Peritoneal fat
Peritoneum
Through what layer of muscle does all groin hernia pathology develop?
Transversus Muscle
Second MCC of small bowel obstruction
Encarcerated hernia
How do you repair hernias?
Direct primary closure
Patch
This type of hernia is the simultaneous presentation of a direct and an indirect hernia
The pantaloon hernia