A prospective, randomized comparison of traditional and laparoscopic inguinal exploration

Rogers, David A.; Hatley, Robyn M.; Howell, Charles G.
February 1998
American Surgeon;Feb1998, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p119
Academic Journal
Studies the indications for routine exploration of the asymptomatic contralateral groin during pediatric herniorrhaphy. Advantages of laparoscopy through the open hernia over traditional exploration; Distribution of the patients used for the study; Major complications associated with exploration of the contralateral groin during pediatric herniorrhaphy.


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