Simultaneous bilateral laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair

Abstract

Background: We compare the use of unilateral and simultaneous bilateral laparoscopic hernioplasty [transabdominal preperitoneal patch (TAPP)] Method: We employed a prospective consecutive single-center trial lasting from April 1993 to December 2000. Results: In our study, 5524 consecutive patients underwent 6860 laparoscopic hernia repairs. The median age… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00464-001-8184-9

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