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Hernia: Introduction

by Kevin Pei, MD
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    The lecture Hernia: Introduction by Kevin Pei, MD is from the course General Surgery.


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    1. The internal oblique aponeurosis separates above the arcuate ligament to contribute to both anterior and posterior rectal sheaths.
    2. The internal oblique aponeurosis separates below the arcuate ligament to contribute to both anterior and posterior rectal sheaths.
    3. The external oblique aponeurosis separates above the arcuate ligament to contribute to both anterior and posterior rectal sheaths.
    4. The abdominal wall is weaker above the arcuate ligament than below the arcuate ligament.
    5. The arcuate ligament can be located at the level of the anterior superior iliac spine.
    1. All incarcerated hernias are strangulated.
    2. All strangulated hernias are incarcerated.
    3. An incarcerated hernia means a the hernia can not be reduced.
    4. A strangulated hernia means a the hernia has compromised blood supply.
    5. Strangulated and incarcerated hernias often need urgent surgical intervention.

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     Kevin Pei, MD

    Kevin Pei, MD


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    By Rodrigo C. on 08. January 2018 for Hernia: Introduction

    Very clear and concise explanation. But, could have more questions.