January 24, 2009

Hernias RIP a hole

What are the borders of the Hasselbach triangle?
How can you remember the difference between an indirect (50% of all hernias) and a direct (25%) inguinal hernia?

think: Direct inguinal hernias RIP a hole Directly through the abdominal wall.
Rectus abdominus
Inferior epigastric vessels
Poupart's ligament (also called the inguinal ligament)

Surgical Recall

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