Table 1

Mean measurements of fixation landmarks with standard deviations, ranges and 95% confidence intervals
Mean (cm) SD Range (cm) 95% CI
Diameter of internal inguinal ring 2.2 0.7 1.0 – 3.5 2.0, 2.5
Inguinal ligament 5.0 0.7 4.0 – 6.3 4.7, 5.5
Transverse arch aponeurosis 5.4 0.6 4.0 – 7.2 5.2, 5.9
Length between the midpoint of the inguinal ligament and the transverse arch aponeurosis 4.0 1.2 3.0 – 6.5 3.5, 4.5

Rabe et al.

Rabe et al. BMC Surgery 2012 12:19   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-12-19

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