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Simplified repair of femoral and recurrent inguinal hernias by a “plug” technic

Authors
Journal
The American Journal of Surgery
0002-9610
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
128
Issue
3
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/0002-9610(74)90189-5
Keywords
  • Modern Operative Techchnics

Abstract

Abstract A new technic for the repair of femoral and recurrent inguinal hernias is presented. The use of a polypropylene mesh “plug” to occlude the defect corrects the hernia without extensive dissection. A five year experience has verified the efficacy of this simplified procedure.

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