Laparoscopic repair of pediatric inguinal hernia: sense or non sense?
Epublication WebSurg.com, Apr 2009;09(04). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/lt03enphilippe002
Open surgery has been the time-honored treatment for pediatric inguinal hernia. Laparoscopic surgery (LS) has emerged as an alternative in its management. In this lecture, Dr. Paul Philippe demonstrates that LS is an efficient procedure with the potential to decrease the true but hidden complications of hernia surgery in children.