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Indirect Inguinal Hernia

  • Nate Thepjatri
  • Bruce Ramshaw
  • Sathyaprasad C. Burjonrappa
  • Robert C. FitzgibbonsJr.

As techniques for laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair have become standardized, the remaining questions center on indications. The case of a young laborer with a clinically significant indirect inguinal hernia has been chosen to highlight some of these issues. Chapter 39 addresses the issue of which laparoscopic technique to use, if an endoscopic repair is chosen, through a slightly different case scenario.

Keywords

Hernia Repair Inguinal Hernia Inguinal Hernia Repair Laparoscopic Repair Veteran Administration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nate Thepjatri
    • 1
  • Bruce Ramshaw
    • 2
  • Sathyaprasad C. Burjonrappa
    • 3
  • Robert C. FitzgibbonsJr.
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity of Iowa Hospitals and ClinicsIowa CityUSA
  2. 2.Division of General SurgeryUniversity of Missouri Health CareColumbiaUSA
  3. 3.University of MontrealMontrealCanada
  4. 4.Department of SurgeryCreighton University School of MedicineOmahaUSA

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