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quote DrBrown:

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Thank you for the history lesson.
For infants, simple ligation of the hernia sac is all that is required.
This would be similar to the operation the Pope had.
Regards.
Bill Brown MD

How does this compare to the Marcy repair, as you describe it on your website? Just the fact that the Marcey involves using sutures to narrow the internal ring (instead of leaving it be to develop properly, as in a child)?

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