vest-over-pants repair

Surgery A method used in surgical correction of inguinal hernias, in which the fascia above the hernia is brought down over the fascia from below, effecting a 2-layer closure See Inguinal hernia
There is little evidence that this repair is more effective than well-apposed approximation of the fascial margins
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vest-over-pants repair

Surgery A method used in surgical correction of inguinal hernias, where the fascia above the hernia is brought down over the fascia from below, effecting a 2-layer closure. See Inguinal hernia.
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