Transabdominal preperitoneal (TAPP) inguinal hernia repair: how we do it

Jorge Farell Rivas, Ana Paula Ruiz-Funes Molina, Jorge Meza Carmona
2021 Annals of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery  
Inguinal hernia repair is one of the most common procedures performed around the world. Laparoscopic hernia repair is an effective procedure when critical principles are done correctly. The surgery's efficacy is directly and closely related to the surgeon's anatomical knowledge, skill, and experience. This work is a description of our technique, including surgical details and technical principles, as well as tips & tricks that we have found essential for an accurate laparoscopic transabdominal
more » ... reperitoneal (TAPP) inguinal hernia repair. This text also has accompanying photos and video that the reader can follow visually. We advise always sticking to the principles, steps, and rules. Continuous training, mentoring, online courses, video review, cadaver workshops, and following specialized social media groups are highly recommended.
doi:10.21037/ales-20-109 fatcat:yfpswt57m5dn3cui2jbuknxo7u