Laparoscopic groin hernia repairs

Hernias are where a weakness in the abdominal wall allow some of the abdominal contents to squeeze out so they sit directly beneath the skin.  One of the most common sites of hernias is the groin also known as an inguinal hernia. As a primarily mechanical problem, groin hernias have long been fixed by surgery.  In fact, surgery is the recommended treatment for almost all groin hernias.  The choice of operation has evolved over time with using surgical mesh to reinforce the abdominal wall becoming the gold standard since 1989.  The most recent...

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