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Laparoscopic TAPP repair for recurrent inguinal hernia

HA Mercoli, MD B Dallemagne, MD A Garcia, MD D Mutter, MD, PhD, FACS J Marescaux, MD, FACS, Hon FRCS, Hon FJSES, Hon FASA, Hon APSA
Epublication WebSurg.com, Feb 2019;19(02). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en4731

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Worldwide, more than 20 million patients undergo groin hernia repair annually. The main objective of the Transabdominal Preperitoneal (TAPP) repair technique is to improve patient outcomes, specifically to decrease recurrence rates and reduce chronic pain, which are the most frequent problems following groin hernia repair. In this instructional video, Dr. HA Mercoli, MD presents a case of recurrent inguinal hernia, first describing the anatomy of the groin area and then presenting the key steps of Transabdominal Preperitoneal repair (TAPP) repair technique.