Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Hope WW, and Pfeifer C. "Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair". StatPearls. Treasure Island (FL), StatPearls Publishing. 2020.
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. There are many 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.