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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Laparoscopic versus Open Repair of Inguinal Hernia

Snehal Fegade

Citation Information : Fegade S. Laparoscopic versus Open Repair of Inguinal Hernia. World J Lap Surg 2008; 1 (1):41-48.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10007-1046

Published Online: 01-04-2008

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2008; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Background

Despite a large number of clinical studies in recent years no consensus has been achieved on the surgical technique of inguinal hernia repair for various reasons. “Experts” believe that their own preferred open methods have the lowest possible recurrence and complication rates. They tend to attribute any negative results, as shown by a number of regional quality studies, to other surgeons’ poor skill rather than to the technique itself. This review article aimed to compare laparoscopic versus open Laparoscopic hernia repair.


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