Types of Hernia in Sulaimani Governorate


  • Kamal Ahmed Saeed College of Medicine, University of Sulaimani, Kurdistan Region, Iraq. Author




Abdominal wall hernias, Inguinal hernias, Incisional hernias


A retrospective study done to know the prevalence of abdominal wall hernia from the operations done druing the period of 1 septermber 1994 till the 30 deptermber 2000. Among 21222 patients eperated 4554 (21%) were hernias of different types . The mean age of the patients with abdominal wall hernias was around 46 years. Inguinal hernias appear to affect children and adolescents (0 -30) years more, while other types appear to affect middle ages (21-50) years more. Hernias where mostly of inguinal type, mainly unilateral on the right side, followed by umbilieal (and Para umbilieal), incisional, epigastric and femoral hernia.


Keywords : abdominal wall hernias, inguinal hernias, incisional hernias.


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Types of Hernia in Sulaimani Governorate. (2005). Journal of Zankoy Sulaimani - Part A, 8(1), 115-120. https://doi.org/10.17656/jzs.10139