Prospective study of open preperitoneal mesh repair for recurrent inguinal hernia.

@article{Kurzer2002ProspectiveSO,
  title={Prospective study of open preperitoneal mesh repair for recurrent inguinal hernia.},
  author={Martin Kurzer and Philip A Belsham and Allan E Kark},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={89 1},
  pages={90-3}
}
BACKGROUND Recurrent inguinal hernia presents a significant clinical problem with high re-recurrence and complication rates, particularly when an anterior approach is used. This study evaluated the open preperitoneal approach for repair of recurrent inguinal hernia. METHODS This was a prospective cohort study of 101 consecutive patients with 114 recurrent inguinal hernias. All were operated on using an open preperitoneal technique and prosthetic mesh by the method of Stoppa or Wantz. Follow… CONTINUE READING

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