Causes of recurrence after laparoscopic hernioplasty

  title={Causes of recurrence after laparoscopic hernioplasty},
  author={E. F{\'e}lix and S. Scott and B. Crafton and P. Geis and T. Duncan and R. Sewell and B. McKernan},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
  • E. Félix, S. Scott, +4 authors B. McKernan
  • Published 1998
  • Medicine
  • Surgical Endoscopy
  • AbstractBackground: To determine if there are common factors beyond the learning curve that lead to recurrence after laparoscopic hernioplasty, we analyzed failures seen in seven centers specializing in laparoscopic hernia repair. Method: We performed a retrospective review of patients who had a laparoscopic hernioplasty (Tapp or Tep) between 1990 and 1996 at centers specializing in laparoscopic repairs (>500 repairs at each center). Results: In all, 7661 patients had 10,053 hernias repaired… CONTINUE READING

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