Inguinal Hernia Repair: Principles and Practice in the United Kingdom

  • Badri Man Shrestha Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust Sheffield Kidney Institute




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How to Cite
Shrestha, B. (2016). Inguinal Hernia Repair: Principles and Practice in the United Kingdom. Journal of Nepal Medical Association, 55(204), I-II.
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