When is patient transfer indicated for the treatment of pediatric hernias?

Updated: Oct 31, 2018
  • Author: Andre Hebra, MD; Chief Editor: Carmen Cuffari, MD  more...
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See the list below:

  • Transfer to a facility with pediatric surgical expertise is indicated in premature babies with inguinal hernias or in the event of inguinal hernia incarceration and/or strangulation.


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