Title

Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair

Document Type

Book

Publication Date

7-25-2021

Publication Title

StatPearls

Abstract

Inguinal hernia repairs are one of the most common general surgical operations performed in the world. Diagnosis of inguinal hernias is typical performed using a thorough history, and physical and is typically signified by a bulge in the groin. This activity explores several treatment options for patients with inguinal hernias including watchful waiting, open primary repair, open tension-free repairs with the use of mesh prosthetics, and laparoscopic repairs which are typically performed with mesh prosthetics.

ePublication

ePub ahead of print

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