Intervention Protocol

Watchful waiting versus surgical operation for asymptomatic hernia

  1. Jiang Li1,
  2. Bin Ma1,
  3. KeHu Yang1,*,
  4. JianXu Han2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Colorectal Cancer Group

Published Online: 10 AUG 2011

Assessed as up-to-date: 28 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009282


How to Cite

Li J, Ma B, Yang K, Han J. Watchful waiting versus surgical operation for asymptomatic hernia (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD009282. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009282.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Lanzhou University, Evidence-Based Medicine Center, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Lanzhou City, Gansu, China

  2. 2

    First Hospital of Lanzhou University, Lanzhou City, Gansu, China

*KeHu Yang, Evidence-Based Medicine Center, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Lanzhou University, No. 199, Donggang West Road, Lanzhou City, Gansu, 730000, China. yangkh@lzu.edu.cn. Yangkh2006@163.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 10 AUG 2011

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To assess the evidence of the policy of watchful waiting in patients with asymptomatic inguinal hernia by comparing this treatment option with surgery using meta-analysis.