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Table 1 Characteristics of patients and hernia

From: Dermatome Mapping Test in the analysis of anatomo-clinical correlations after inguinal hernia repair

n patients 115
Age [years; mean (Range, median ± SDa)] 64.02 (22–88, 65 ± 15.13)
n. pt. ≥ 65: 60 (52.2%)
BMI [mean (Range, median ± SDa)] 25.83 (19.5–41.3, 25.3 ± 3.3)
n. pt ≥ 25: 62 (53.9%)
Radiculopathy [n] 35
Diabetes [n] 9
Reumathic disease [n] 4
Postural issues [n] 40 (heavy workers—7 knee surgery)
Previous abdominal surgery [n] 54 (29 inguinal hernioplasty)
Hernia classification (EHS) Dimension 1 2 3
n. patients 15 55 45
Type Lateral Medial
n 47 (1:5, 2:20, 3:22) 68 (1:10, 2:35, 3:23)
(3 dual, 9 inguinoscrotal)