McVay operation


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Mc·Vay op·er·a·tion

(mik-vā'),
repair of inguinal and femoral hernias by suture of the transversus abdominis muscle and its associated fasciae (transversus layer) to the pectineal ligament.

Mc·Vay op·er·a·tion

(mik-vā' op-ĕr-ā'shŭn)
Repair of inguinal and femoral hernias by suture of the transversus abdominis muscle and its associated fasciae (transversus layer) to the pectineal ligament.

McVay,

Chester B., U.S. surgeon, 1911–.
McVay herniorrhaphy - Synonym(s): McVay operation
McVay incision
McVay operation - repair of inguinal and femoral hernias. Synonym(s): McVay herniorrhaphy