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her·ni·ae

(her'nē-ē),
Plural of hernia.
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Most patients with giant inguino-scrotal herniae tend to have most of their abdominal contents sitting in the scrotum (3, 7), as result, the abdominal cavity would have shrunk; sudden replacement of these contents back into the abdominal cavity could lead to respiratory embarrassment.
A large number of randomised controlled trials comparing open with laparoscopic inguinal herniae repair have been published.
A single shot of a broad-spectrum intravenous antibiotic is recommended for higher risk patients (for example, diabetic, elderly, obese or immunocompromised) and for recurrent or complex herniae.