Femoral vein occlusion following Mc-Vay repair

Joseph M. Klausner, Howard Noveck, Yehuda Skornick, Shlomo Lelcuk, Roland R. Rozin

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Three cases of femoral vein occlusion following a Mc-Vay repair for femoral and inguinal hernias are presented. Phlebography demonstrated constriction of the femoral vein at the site ofthe repair. This complication is due to compression of the femoral vein by too tight a repair.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)301-302
Number of pages2
JournalPostgraduate Medical Journal
Issue number726
StatePublished - 1986
Externally publishedYes


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