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Total extraperitoneal approach for hernia repair


The description of the total extraperitoneal approach for hernia repair covers all aspects of the surgical procedure used for the management of inguinal hernia. Operating room set up, position of patient and equipment, instruments used are thoroughly described. The technical key steps of the surgical procedure are presented in a step by step way: creating the plane, dissecting balloon, 1st and 2nd trocars, dissection and 3rd trocar, clearing the internal ring, dangers, types of hernia, contralateral side, the mesh. Consequently, this operating technique is well standardized for the management of this condition.

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  • 2001-03-01