The posterior approach to an inguinal hernia repair has been described for decades; however, it has not been as widely performed as the traditional anterior approaches. Improved knowledge of the posterior inguinal anatomy and recent "minimally invasive" modifications in this technique have repopularized interest in open preperitoneal inguinal hernia repairs.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Problems in General Surgery|
|State||Published - Dec 2002|
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