Background: In this study we investigated the differences between tension free versus not tension free inguinal hernia repair in occurrence of various postoperative complications.
Methods: The study included 65 male patients with direct or indirect inguinal hernia operated at the Department of Abdominal and General Surgery, between March 2012 and March 2014. The patients were divided into two groups. Evaluated were postoperative complications..
Results: No statistically significant differences in incidences of postoperative complications between two groups (p<0.05).
Conclusion: Obtained results show that tension-free mesh repair is equivalent to the not tension free hernia repair method with regards of postoperative complications, severity of postoperative pain and ambulance.
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