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Using local rather than general anesthesia for inguinal hernia repair is associated with shorter operative time and enhanced postoperative recovery



We found that using local rather than general anesthesia for inguinal hernia surgery was associated with significantly fewer complications and less time in the operating room and post-anesthesia care units, regardless of patient age. The importance of this finding is the potential reduction in postoperative morbidity, mortality, and costs for the most common general surgery procedure performed in the US.

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