TO STUDY THE SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC PROFILE PATIENTS UNDERGOING LICHTENSTEIN TENSION FREE INGUINAL HERNIOPLASTY FOR FOR INGUINAL HERNIA
Keywords:Age, Site, Hernia
Background: All the hernias, 75% occurs in groin and inguinal hernia is the most common form of all. Acquired hernia can be direct, indirect or combination of both. In adult males 65% of inguinal hernias are indirect and 55% of them are right side.
Methods: This prospective study was conducted in the Department of Surgery, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Government Medical College Kangra at Tanda from May 2018 to December 2019after being approved by institutional protocol review committe and ethics committee.50 patients were included in the study.
Results: In our study, the patients age ranged from 18 years to 87 years with a mean age of 50.26±15.76 years. 22 (44%) patients had inguinal hernia on right side
Conclusion: We concluded that mostly patients were more than 50 yrs age group and right side.
Keywords: Age, Site, Hernia
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