Illustrated review of new imaging techniques in the diagnosis of abdominal wall hernias

A P Toms, A K Dixon, J M Murphy, N V Jamieson

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The assessment of abdominal wall hernias has long been a clinical skill that only occasionally required the supplementary radiological assistance of herniography. However, with the advent of cross-sectional imaging, a new range of diagnostic tools is now available to help the clinician in difficult cases.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1243-1249
Number of pages7
JournalBritish Journal of Surgery
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 1999


  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Hernia, Femoral
  • Hernia, Inguinal
  • Hernia, Umbilical
  • Hernia, Ventral
  • Humans
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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