Laparoscopic herniorrhaphy in children

  title={Laparoscopic herniorrhaphy in children},
  author={C. M. Gorsler and Felix Schier},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy And Other Interventional Techniques},
Background: We report our clinical experience with 403 inguinal hernias in 279 children. They were treated via a purely laparoscopic approach using 2-mm instruments, obviating the need for a groin incision. Methods: Laparoscopic herniorrhaphy was performed in children ages 4 days to 15 years. A 5-mm laparoscope was inserted through the umbilicus, and two 2… CONTINUE READING