Reply To: My surgeries with Dr. Kang and Shouldice Hospital

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William,

Both Kang and Shouldice use local with sedation, so that’s not it. Being overweight is a risk factor for recurrence, and makes the surgery a bit harder, so the philosophy at Shouldice is that weight loss is part of the treatment.

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