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Prevalence and Predictors of Hernia Infection: Does Gender Matter?
The American Surgeon
  • Paul E. Craig, Wright State University
  • Priti Parikh, Wright State University - Main Campus
  • Ronald J. Markert, Wright State University
  • Jonathan M. Saxe, Wright State University
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The article examines the influence of gender in the prevalence of hernia infection. The author discusses the causes of ventral hernias which include trauma and congenital problems and offers the result of the study from different risk factors being focused in the study showing that females and patients who have undergone trauma surgery will likely experience postoperative infection. Also presented is a table that shows clinical characteristics of patients and the risk factors for infection.
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Paul E. Craig, Priti Parikh, Ronald J. Markert and Jonathan M. Saxe. "Prevalence and Predictors of Hernia Infection: Does Gender Matter?" The American Surgeon Vol. 82 Iss. 4 (2016) p. e93 - e95 ISSN: 00031348
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