PL-4.4 Battle of the bulge: Evaluation and management of abdominal wall hernias in children
Tuesday November 30, 2021 from 14:35 to 15:05
recording scheduled

Sherif Emil, Canada

Mirella and Lino Saputo Foundation Chair

Pediatric Surgery

The Montreal Children's Hospital;McGill University


This lecture will review the presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of the common abdominal wall hernias in children, focusing on clinical diagnoses and appropriate surgical referral. 




As a result of attending this session, participants will be able to:

  • Diagnose common abdominal wall hernia in children
  • Differentiate inguinal hernias from hydroceles
  • Appropriately refer patients who require surgical management. 

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