Laparoscopic inguinal herniorrhaphy.

  title={Laparoscopic inguinal herniorrhaphy.},
  author={N. G. Nguyen and Josep Maria Camps and Charles J. Filipi and Robert Joseph Fitzgibbons},
  journal={Annales chirurgiae et gynaecologiae},
  volume={83 2},
Currently accepted laparoscopic inguinal herniorrhaphies are of three types: Trans-Abdominal Pre-Peritoneal (TAPP), Intra-Peritoneal Onlay Mesh (IPOM), and Totally Extra-peritoneal (EXTRA). The TAPP procedure is the most commonly performed operation. The peritoneum is opened transversely above the hernia defect and a radical dissection of the pre-peritoneal space accomplished. The hernia defect is widely covered with a large prosthesis, and the mesh is secured with staples. The peritoneum is… CONTINUE READING
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