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Human Fibrin Glue in Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair: An Alternative to Invasive Mesh Fixation: A Review of Literature

Sohail Y Bakkar

Citation Information : Bakkar SY. Human Fibrin Glue in Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair: An Alternative to Invasive Mesh Fixation: A Review of Literature. World J Lap Surg 2012; 5 (3):143-145.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10033-1168

Published Online: 01-08-2015

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2012; The Author(s).



The aim of this review was to compare the effectiveness of noninvasive mesh fixation using human fibrin glue (Tissucol) to the conventional invasive method (stapled fixation) in laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair and point out any additional advantages of this atraumatic method.

Materials and methods

A literature search was conducted using SpringerLink journal electronic library, Highwire press and the search engine Google. The following terms were used: Human fibrin glue, Tissucol, laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair and mesh fixation. Of the retrieved citations, 24 were selected for further referencing.

How to cite this article

Bakkar SY, Mishra RK. Human Fibrin Glue in Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair: An Alternative to Invasive Mesh Fixation: A Review of Literature. World J Lap Surg 2012;5(3):143-145.

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