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Table 1 Characteristics of patients with obturator hernia

From: Treatment outcomes of Kugel repair for obturator hernias: a retrospective study

Number of patients58
Sex (male/female)1/57
Mean age (years)82.9 (61–95)
Initial symptoms (multiple possible)
 Vomiting32
 Abdominal pain22
 Lower limb pain13
 Poor appetite6
Comorbidities
 Hypertension17
 History of abdominal surgery13
 Heart disease12
 Respiratory disease5