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Table 3 Post-operative complications (N= 62)

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

Post-operative complications Frequency Percentage
Surgical site infection 24 38.7
Scrotal hematoma 16 25.8
Postoperative pyrexia 10 16.1
Paralytic ileus 7 11.3
Intestinal obstruction requiring re-operation 2 3.2
Peritonitis requiring re-operation 2 3.2
Enterocutaneous fistula 1 1.6
Total 62 100