Perioperative Management of Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair

  • Henning NiebuhrEmail author
  • Bernd Stechemesser
  • Reinhard Bittner


A patient with inguinal complaints will visit his general practitioner (GP) at first. The GP will ask for the history and will undertake a clinical examination. Dependent on the results, the patient should be referred first to a specialized surgeon/hernia center ◘ Fig. 8.1.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Henning Niebuhr
    • 1
    Email author
  • Bernd Stechemesser
    • 2
  • Reinhard Bittner
    • 3
  1. 1.Hernia Surgery, Hanse-Hernienzentrum HamburgHamburgGermany
  2. 2.Hernia Surgery, Hernienzentrum KölnKölnGermany
  3. 3.Winghofer Medicum, Hernienzentrum Rottenburg a.N.Rottenburg am NeckarGermany

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