hernia, inguinal, asymptomatic
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
Arch Surg. 2012 Mar;147(3):277-81 Systematic Review
IN hernia, inguinal, asymptomatic The Use of
watchful waiting
As Treatment, Chronic
Is equal Than
routine surgical repair
To symptoms at follow-up were not different but it existed a hight crossover ratio (23% to 72%) from watchful waiting to surgery : most patients will develop symptoms (mainly pain) over time and will require operation