Iowa State University Veterinarian Records, RS 22/6/0/9, University Archives, Special Collections Department, Iowa State University, http://www.add.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/arch/rgrp/22-6-0-9.html
Many different techniques have been described for hernia repair and all are aimed at securing the same result, a firm union of the opposing edges of the hernial ring.
Wheat, J. D.
"Surgical Repair of Umbilical and Inguinal Hernias in the Bovine,"
Iowa State University Veterinarian: Vol. 14
, Article 3.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/iowastate_veterinarian/vol14/iss1/3