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Minimal Open Preperitoneal (MOPP) Technique

  • Marc Soler
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Abstract

The use of a large preperitoneal prosthesis to treat groin hernias was proposed more than 50 years ago by Nyhus [1]. Wantz [2] with the same concept presented a transrectal procedure, which would allow, according to the author’s wishes, the treatment of complex hernias (e.g., recurrent hernias) under local anesthesia in an ambulatory setting, but it was not possible to do it in practice.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marc Soler
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  1. 1.Centre de Chirurgie PariétaleCagnes sur MerFrance

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