Study on Desarda versus Lichtenstein Repair for Inguinal Hernia: A Teaching Hospital Based Study
Desarda versus Lichtenstein Repair for Inguinal Hernia
Background: Hernia repair is one of the most commonly performed general surgical procedures worldwide. Subjects and Methods: A total of 46 Patients admitted to the surgical department with the diagnosis of primary inguinal hernia according to inclusion and exclusion criteria. Results: Mean operative time taken for total surgery in Desarda group was significantly shorter when compared to Lichtenstein group. No operative or post-operative mortality was detected in this study.Conclusion: Desserda repair had cost effective technique with significantly lower operative time, early return to basic and work activity, shorter hospital stays and less post-operative pain than Lichtenstein repair.