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Table 2 Comparison of occult hernias between the EHS and NEHS groups

From: The incidence and analysis of ipsilateral occult hernia in patients undergoing hernia repair: a single institution retrospective study of 1066 patients

  Occult hernia Non-occult hernia χ2 value P value
EHS group (open) 40 353 χ2 = 2.62 P>0.05
EHS group (Laparoscopic) 27 334 χ2 = 0.14 P>0.05
EHS group (total) 67 687 χ2 = 1.35 P>0.05
NEHS group (open) 21 291   
  1. EHS expert hernia surgeons, NEHS Non-expert hernia surgeons