Complications of laparoscopic herniorrhaphy

  title={Complications of laparoscopic herniorrhaphy},
  author={Bruce V Macfadyen and Maurice E. Arregui and John D. Corbitt and Charles J. Filipi and Robert Joseph Fitzgibbons and Morris Emory Franklin and J. Barry McKernan and Douglas Ole Olsen and Edward H. Phillips and Daniel Rosenthal and Leonard S. Schultz and Robert W. Sewell and Roy T. Smoot and Albert T. Spaw and Frederick K. Toy and Robert L. Waddell and Karl A. Zucker},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
Anterior inguinal hernia repair is the second-most-commonly performed abdominal operation and has been associated with low morbidity and mortality rates. The principle of laparoscopy has been applied to this surgical problem in a series of 762 patients with 841 inguinal hernias. Four types of laparoscopic repairs were conducted: (1) high ligation of the indirect inguinal hernia sac and closure of the internal ring (87 patients with 89 hernias); (2) plug and patch of the internal ring (74… CONTINUE READING
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