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Table 3 Nerve prevalence according to inguinal hernia dimension

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

Inguinal nerve Prevalence [n (% column)]
≤ 3 cm
n.70
> 3 cm
n.45
Series
n. 115
P (< 0.05)
IH 49 (70) 34 (76) 83 (72.2) 0.516
II 62 (89) 33 (76) 95 (82.6) 0.035
GF 35 (50) 21 (47) 56 (48.7) 0.727
IH + II + GF 23 (33) 13 (29) 36 (31.3) 0.654