Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-07-24
Received: 7 May 2019
Accepted: 11 July 2019
First Online: 24 July 2019
Compliance with ethical standards
: All authors have no conflicts of interest or financial disclosures.
: As only routine treatment of the patients was documented, no ethical approval was necessary.
: No studies with human participants or animals were performed.
: All patients documented in the Herniamed registry gave their informed consent.