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Table 4 Hernioplasty for dialysis patients with inguinal hernia and clinical outcomes

From: Inguinal hernia in hemodialysis versus peritoneal dialysis patients: a case-control study

Variable HD (N = 16) PD (N = 24) P value
Patients with hernioplasty, N (%) 14 (88) 21 (88)  
Number of inguinal hernia, N 15 22  
Hernia type, N (%)    
 Indirect 7 (47) 20 (91) 0.003
 Direct 6 1  
 Combined 2 1  
Duration from hernia onset to hernioplasty, months (range) 30 (0.7–261) 8 (0.2–75) 0.2
Recurrence, N 0 0  
90-day survival rate, % 100 100  
  1. HD hemodialysis, PD peritoneal dialysis