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Laparoscopic completely extraperitoneal repair of inguinal hernia in children: a single-institute experience with 1,257 repairs compared with cut-down herniorrhaphy.

Authors
  • Endo, Masao1
  • Watanabe, Toshihiko
  • Nakano, Miwako
  • Yoshida, Fumiko
  • Ukiyama, Etsuji
  • 1 Department of Pediatric Surgery, Saitama City Hospital, 2460, Mimuro, Midori-ku, Saitama-shi, 336-8522, Japan. [email protected]
Type
Published Article
Journal
Surgical Endoscopy
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
August 2009
Volume
23
Issue
8
Pages
1706–1712
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s00464-008-0300-7
PMID: 19343444
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The advantages of our technique include following: technically simple, short operation time, inspection of bilateral IIRs with simultaneous closure of cPPV, reproductive systems remain intact, routine addition of umbilicoplasty if desired, and essentially indiscernible wounds.

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