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Watchful waiting was as safe as surgical repair for minimally symptomatic inguinal hernias

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  • For correspondence: Dr O Jonasson, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, USA. ojonasson{at}

  • Sources of Funding: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and American College of Surgeons.

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