ISSN 0975-3583

Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research

    Prevalence of inguinal hernia in Maharashtrians Population

    Dr. Atul Shashikant Ambole, Dr.Gangadhar Shivalingappa Sansuddi
    JCDR. 2023: 1033-1037


    The most prevalent type of abdominal wall hernias are inguinal. Although the prevalence of inguinal hernias is unknown, roughly 500,000 cases are treated in hospitals annually. There is a dearth of information on inguinal hernia primary and recurrence rates in our nation. to compare the age- and gender-specific prevalence rates of inguinal hernia. to estimate the prevalence of inguinal hernia among various age groups. According to the study, those between the ages of 41 and 50 (29.29%) are the most susceptible to developing an inguinal hernia. Eighty eight percent of the patients were men. The most frequent hernia among patients was on the right side. In the study population, heavy object lifting and chronic coughing were frequently identified as risk factors.Our findings may serve as a useful guide for future research on the frequency of inguinal hernias in general populations


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