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Lightweight versus heavyweight mesh in laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair: a meta-analysis.

Authors
  • Currie, Andrew
  • Andrew, Helen
  • Tonsi, Alfredo
  • Hurley, Paul R
  • Taribagil, Sanjay
Type
Published Article
Journal
Surgical Endoscopy
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2012
Volume
26
Issue
8
Pages
2126–2133
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s00464-012-2179-6
PMID: 22311304
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Both mesh options appear to result in similar long- and short-term postoperative outcomes. Further long-term analysis may guide surgeon selection of mesh weight for laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair.

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