Dynamic Self-Regulating Prosthesis (Protesi Autoregolantesi Dinamica) (PAD)

  • G. Valenti
  • A. Testa
  • N. Barletta


When treating primary inguinal hernias through an anterior approach, it is our opinion that the prosthesis should be positioned anterior to the fascia transversalis.


Inguinal Hernia Spermatic Cord Rectus Sheath Inguinal Ligament Internal Inguinal Ring 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Valenti
    • 1
  • A. Testa
    • 2
  • N. Barletta
    • 3
  1. 1.Lungotevere Sanzeio 1RomeItaly
  2. 2.Department of General SurgeryOspedale S. PietroRomeItaly
  3. 3.Department of General SurgeryOspedale G.B. GrassiRomeItaly

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