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Table 1 Table shows movements of the structures before and after repair

From: Surgical physiology of inguinal hernia repair - a study of 200 cases

STRUCTURE NO MOVEMENT MILD MOVEMENT GOOD MOVEMENT
External oblique aponeurosis Nil Nil 200 (100%)
Posterior inguinal wall before repair 200 (100%) Nil Nil
Muscle arch before repair 152 (76%) 48 (24%) Nil
Posterior inguinal wall after repair Nil Nil 200 (100%)
Muscle arch after repair Nil Nil 200 (100%)