Key steps of laparoscopic TAPP inguinal hernia repair
Epublication WebSurg.com, May 2015;15(05). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en4474
The transabdominal preperitoneal (TAPP) approach is the most frequently used laparoscopic technique for inguinal hernia repair. In this video, key steps of the procedures are demonstrated. Patient and port positioning, anatomical landmarks, and subtle technical tricks are provided by J Leroy, MD, FRCS, one of the pioneers of the technique. Interaction with the audience during this live demonstration addresses important issues of the technique.