Technique Total Extraperitoneal Patch Plasty (TEP): Complications, Prevention, Education, and Preferences

  • Ferdinand KöckerlingEmail author
  • Pradeep Chowbey
  • Davide Lomanto
  • Maurice Arregui


The rate of intraoperative complications in 6833 TEP for primary unilateral inguinal hernia repair in men is 1.17% ► [1]. The intraoperative vascular injury rate is 0.28% in 6833 male primary unilateral inguinal hernia repairs in TEP technique in the Herniamed Registry.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ferdinand Köckerling
    • 1
    Email author
  • Pradeep Chowbey
    • 2
  • Davide Lomanto
    • 3
  • Maurice Arregui
    • 4
  1. 1.Academic Teaching Hospital of Charitè Medical School, Vivantes HospitalDepartment of Surgery and Center for Minimally Invasive SurgeryBerlinGermany
  2. 2.Minimal Access, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Max Super Specialty Hospital SaketNew DelhiIndia
  3. 3.Minimally Invasive Surgical CentreYLL School of Medicine, National University of SingaporeSingaporeSingapore
  4. 4.SurgerySt. Vincent HospitalIndianapolisUSA

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