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Transabdominal Preperitoneal (TAPP) Repair

  • Vamsi V. Alli
  • Eric M. Pauli
Chapter

Abstract

Successful completion of a transabdominal preperitoneal (TAPP) repair of hernias of the myopectineal orifice requires advanced laparoscopic skills. This chapter describes the anatomic, technical, and ergonomic considerations of performing a laparoscopic TAPP repair. Methods to both avoid and manage complications will also be addressed.

Keywords

Laparoscopic Inguinal Femoral Hernia TAPP Transabdominal Preperitoneal MPO Myopectineal orifice 

Abbreviations

MPO

Myopectineal orifice

rTAPP

Robotic transabdominal preperitoneal

TAPP

Transabdominal preperitoneal

TAR

Transversus abdominis release

TEP

Total extraperitoneal

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Department of SurgeryPenn State Hershey Medical CenterHersheyUSA

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