TY - CHAP A1 - Arshad M. Malik ED1 - Arshad M. Malik Y1 - 2018-07-18 PY - 2018 T1 - Introductory Chapter: Hernia Surgery and the Developing World N2 - This book highlights the hernia as an ancient disease that has affected the mankind all over the world with a very high frequency. The book contains a brief introductory chapter followed by various chapters emphasizing the evolution of hernia surgery from the very basic operations to the present highly advanced technique use in present era to treat this surgical problem. Hopefully, this book will be of significant benefit to the trainee and practicing surgeons alike. BT - Hernia Surgery and Recent Developments SP - Ch. 1 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.77977 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.77977 SN - 978-1-78923-447-3 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-06-21 ER -