Hernia 2021 Feb 8. Epub 2021 Feb 8.
Department of Surgery, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, corporate member of Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and Berlin Institute of Health, Charité Campus Mitte, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Charitéplatz 1, 10117, Berlin, Germany.
Introduction: As in the rest of the world, in Germany, inguinal hernia operations are among the most common operations. From an economic standpoint, very little is known about the influence of demographic, clinical or hernia-related parameters on the cost of inguinal hernia repair. We, therefore, evaluated individual patient parameters associated with higher costs with a special focus on multimorbidity. Read More