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Table 2 Perioperative data

From: Inguinal hernias in patients on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis: is tension-free mesh repair feasible?

Perioperative data n
Unilateral hernias, n (%)  
 Left 5 (27.8%)
 Right 11 (61.1%)
 Bilateral hernias 2 (11.1%)
Laterala, n (%)  
 I 6 (30.0%)
 II 9 (45.0%)
 III 3 (15.0%)
Mediala, n (%)  
 I 1 (5.0%)
 II 1 (5.0%)
Mode of anaesthesia, n (%)  
 General anaesthesia 12 (66.7%)
 Spinal anaesthesia 2 (11.1%)
 Local anaesthesia 4 (22.2%)
Operation, n (%)  
 Elective 15 (83.3%)
 Emergency 3 (16.7%)
Surgical approach, n (%)  
 Lichtenstein procedure 17 (85.0%)
 Anterior kugel procedure 3 (15.0%)
 Operative time (min) 62.5 (40–115)
 Lichtenstein group 60 (40–115)
 Anterior Kugel group 65 (60–110)
 Dissection or opening of hernia sac, n (%) 6 (30.0%)
 Lichtenstein group 5 (25.0%)
 Anterior Kugel group 1 (5.0%)
 Length of hospital stay (days) 4 (1–7)
 Lichtenstein group 3 (1–7)
 Anterior Kugel group 3 (1–4)
  1. aEuropean Hernia Society classification