X. Pavis d'Escurac

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The authors report a series of 1972 inguinal hernias treated between 1993 and 1997 by the insertion of a PARIETEX mesh via either a transabdominal-preperitoneal (TAPP) (1,290 procedures) or a totally extraperitoneal TEP approach (682 procedures). Pain scores were equivalent in both groups, while the hospital stay and time to return to normal activity was(More)
The authors report a series of 2445 inguinal hernias and 272 incisional hernias treated between 1993 and 1997 by the insertion of a Parietex mesh via either a laparoscopic (1595 procedures) or an open approach (578 procedures). Pain scores and time to return to normal activity were lower in the laparoscopic group than in the open surgery group (p < 0.001).(More)
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