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Table 2 The contents of the hernial sac (N= 452)

From: Surgical management of inguinal hernias at Bugando Medical Centre in northwestern Tanzania: our experiences in a resource-limited setting

Contents of the hernial sac Frequency Percentage
Loops of small bowel 112 24.8
Omentum 92 20.4
Large bowel (colon) 21 4.6
Sliding hernia 4 0.9
Appendix 3 0.7
Urinary bladder 2 0.4
Richter’s hernia 2 0.4
None 142 31.4