Collagen and elastic fibers of skin connective tissue in patients with and without primary inguinal hernia

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Bórquez M, Pablo; Garrido O, Luis; Manterola D, Carlos; Peña S, Patricio; Schlageter T, Carol; Orellana C, Juan José; Ulloa U, Hugo; Peña R, Juan Luis;
  • Publisher: Sociedad Médica de Santiago
  • Subject: Collagen | Hernia inguinal | Elastin
    mesheuropmc: surgical procedures, operative | stomatognathic diseases | digestive system diseases

There are few studies looking for collagen matrix defects in patients with inguinal hernia. Aim: To study the skin connective tissue in patients with and without inguinal hernia. Patients and methods: Skin from the surgical wound was obtained from 23 patients with and 2... View more
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