Monthly Archives: August 2012

Femoral Hernias

A. Incidence Femoral hernias constitute up to 2% to 4% of all groin hernias; 70% occur in women. Approximately 25% of femoral hernias become incarcerated or strangulated, and a similar number are missed or diagnosed late. B. Anatomy The abdominal viscera and peritoneum protrude through the femoral canal into the […]