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Hernia, femoral

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Introduction
A femoral hernia occurs when an internal part of the body pushes through a weakness in the muscle or surrounding tissue wall.
How femoral hernia repair is carried out
There are two ways a femoral hernia repair can be carried out. These are known as open surgery or keyhole surgery (also called laparoscopic surgery).
Recovering from femoral hernia repair
You should be able to go home on the day of or the day after your operation.
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