TAPP: Complications, Prevention, Education, and Preferences

  • Reinhard BittnerEmail author
  • Jan F. Kukleta
  • David Chen


TAPP is a complex technical procedure. There are many possibilities for complications which may occur intraoperatively, early postoperatively, and in the late postoperative course (. Table 10.1 and . Fig. 10.1).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Em.Director of Surgical Department Marienhospital StuttgartStuttgartGermany
  2. 2.Visceral Surgeon, HernienZentrum Zürich – NetworkHerniaZürichSwitzerland
  3. 3.Lichtenstein Amid Hernia Clinic at UCLA, Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, UCLA Division of General SurgeryLos AngelesUSA

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