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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Hi, After open heart surgery I notice a swelling in

Hi, After open heart surgery I notice a swelling in the groin area. Over the past couple of years the swollen area has grown much like a hernia. Could this be a femoral hernia due to the heart/lung attachment procedure? Does it make a difference during surgery if the surgeon is expecting an inguinal hernia but it turns out to be femoral or can he proceed and just repair the appropriate area.? Thanks
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
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