Technical Standardization of Laparoscopic Herniorraphy in Pediatric Patients

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Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair is rarely reported in pediatric patients. We report our experience on this topic to show the standardization of the technique. In a 3-year period we operated 315 patients for unilateral inguinal hernia using laparoscopy. Fifty of the 315 patients (15.9 %) were younger than 1 year old. The age ranged from 1 month to 8… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00268-009-0121-4

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