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Here’s an example of the tendency to downplay or take the least offensive approach to describing mesh-caused groin pain. Dr. Krpata clearly showed the 15% chronic pain rate for patients who undergo inguinal hernia repair, in his video. But, on the front page of the Cleveland Clinic Pain Center page, of which Dr. Krpata is the Director, it says 10%. It makes you realize how hard it is to describe the reality. Choose the smallest number possible. But at least there are some professionals acknowledging the problem openly.

https://my.clevelandclinic.org/departments/digestive/depts/hernia/chronic-groin-pain#overview-tab

“Overview
The Cleveland Clinic Center for Chronic Groin Pain is a multidisciplinary clinic where patients are evaluated for pain following inguinal hernia surgery. Chronic groin pain is an unfortunate potential side effect of having an inguinal hernia repair than can impact up to 10% of patients. …”

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