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Table 2 Features of inguinal hernia (IH) after robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP)

From: Incidence and risk factors of inguinal hernia after robot-assisted radical prostatectomy

   Incidence of IH after RARP (%)
No. of postoperative hernias   30 (100%)
Laterality Right 13 (43%)
Left 12 (40%)
Bilateral 5 (17%)
Type Indirect 27 (90%)
Direct 1 (3%)
Unknown 2 (7%)
Size of hernia <1 cm 4 (13%)
1–3 cm 12 (40%)
>3 cm 7 (23%)
Unknown 7 (23%)
  1. IH inguinal hernia, RARP robot-assisted radical prostatectomy