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  • 2012-12-04

Umbilical hernia: laparoscopic treatment with a composite mesh

Epublication WebSurg.com, Dec 2012;12(12). URL:
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This is the case of a patient referred for a symptomatic umbilical hernia, only partially reducible. The aim of the procedure is to perform a laparoscopic exploration to reduce the incarcerated omentum and to perform a laparoscopic repair using a composite mesh covered by a non-adherent collagen layer. This video demonstrates the technique used to introduce, position, and fix the mesh using absorbable tackers.