Multitechnique imaging findings of prolene plug hernia repair

Carmel G. Cronin, Mukesh G. Harisinghani, Onofrio Catalano, Michael A. Blake

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OBJECTIVE. The objective of this article is to illustrate the spectrum of imaging findings of polypropylene (Prolene) plug hernia repair. CONCLUSION. Knowledge of patient history and awareness of postsurgical imaging appearances are of importance because Prolene plugs are often incidentally encountered and if misdiagnosed may lead to erroneous patient disease staging and management.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)701-706
Number of pages6
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2010


  • Inguinal hernia
  • Polypropylene
  • Prolene plug repair system
  • Prolene plugs

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Medicine(all)


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