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[Laparoscopic herniorrhaphy]

HOLMAN Endre1, ABDUL Aziz el Seaghy1, TÓTH Csaba1

OCTOBER 27, 1993

Lege Artis Medicinae - 1993;3(10)

[The successful development of laparoscopic surgery has made it possible to treat of inguinal hernias endoscopically. The technique is based on the principle of preperitoneal inguinal herniorrhaphy and is performed by internal dissection of the musculofascial defect. Mersilene mesh is placed into the defect and fixed with a special stapler to obliterate the space, and then the edges of the peritoneum are reapproximated. As the history of laparoscopic herniorrhaphy is rather short, long term follow-up data are not yet available. A review of the literature and the authors' initial experience indicate that the method is promising. Details of the surgical technique are presented.]

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