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A bilayer patch device for inguinal hernia repair

AI Gilbert, MD, FACS

Abstract

The description of the the bilayer patch device for inguinal 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: anesthesia, inguinal canal approach, dissection of inguinal canal, dissection of hernia sac, dissection of posterior space, the Prolene Hernia System, positioning the mesh, fixing the mesh. Consequently, this operating technique is well standardized for the management of this condition.

  • 1843
  • 49
  • 2001-03-01
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