TITLE

Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair: Is the enthusiasm

AUTHOR(S)
Cooper, Shelby S.; McAlhany, Joseph C.
PUB. DATE
January 1997
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Jan1997, Vol. 63 Issue 1, p103
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
States that the enthusiasm for laparoscopic technique to repair inguinal hernia is not justifiable because of the high morbidity and recurrence rates which are documented within America's surgical community. Results of a study that was conducted among 61 patients whose hernia problems were treated by a transabdominal preperitoneal laparoscopic placement of prosthetic mesh.
ACCESSION #
9701201358

 

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