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Reece-Smith AM, Maggio AQ, Tang TY, Walsh SR
2009
December
Local anaesthetic vs. general anaesthetic for inguinal hernia repair: systematic review and meta-analysis.
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63
12
1739
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Whilst local anaesthesia (LA) has been preferred to general anaesthesia in specialist centres, this practice has not been reflected in general hospitals, where most operations occur. This meta-analysis will analyse differences in outcome between the two techniques from previous studies conducted in general hospitals to determine the evidence for practice in this setting.
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