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Table 2 Complications

From: Feasibility of inguinal hernioplasty under local anaesthesia in elderly patients

N = 218
AGE Under 70
98 ( 45% )
Over 70
120 ( 55%)
SEVERE BLEEDING 1 ( 1.02%) 4 (3.3%)
ARRHYTHMIA 0 3 (2.5%)
RECURRENCE 3 (3.6%) 9 (7.5%)
WOUND HEMATOMA 1 (1.02%) 3 ( 2.5%)
WOUND INFECTION 3 (3.6%) 8 (6.6%)
URINARY RETENTION 1 (1.02%) 4 (3.3%)
MESH INFECTION 2 (2.04%) 4 (3.3%)
NERVE ENTRAPMENT 2 ( 2.04%) 8 (6.6%)