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Term: Hernia Repair

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2007-07-31


Surgical repair of a hernia (i.e., protrusion of underlying tissue through a weakness in a muscular wall (usually of the lower abdomen)).

Defined using ICD-9-CM procedure codes 5300, 5301, 5302, 5303, 5310, 5311, 5312, 5313, 5314, 5315, 5316, 5317, 5321, 5329, 5331, and 5339.

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  • Metge C, Chateau D, Prior H, Soodeen R, De Coster C, Barre L. Composite Measures/Indices of Health and Health System Performance. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2009. [Report] [Summary] (View)

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