Treatment of primary inguinal hernias by “held in mesh repair”: our experience related to 3,520 cases


In the last 15 years, a rapid evolution occurred from the traditional hernioplasties toward prosthetic techniques, in Italy. Outpatient procedures under local anaesthesia are now most commonly performed. We report our experience with a personal modification of the sutureless mesh repair, called “held in mesh repair”. From 1990 to 2003 we treated 3,520 cases… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10029-005-0329-7

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