Laparoscopic repair of strangulated hernias

  title={Laparoscopic repair of strangulated hernias},
  author={Carlo Rebuffat and Anna Gall{\`i} and Marco Scalambra and Fabrizio Balsamo},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy And Other Interventional Techniques},
Although laparoscopic transabdominal preperitoneal polypropylene (TAPP) hernia repair is now a recognized procedure for groin hernia repair in patients undergoing elective surgery, there is a scarcity of data on TAPP repair in emergency situations such as those involving strangulated hernias. Unless contraindicated, the authors’ department considers laparoscopic TAPP repair the procedure of choice for all strangulated hernias. A prospective database of 1,532 consecutive hernia repairs performed… CONTINUE READING

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