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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Morrison, JE; Jacobs, VR 
Title:
Laparoscopic preperitoneal inguinal hernia repair using preformed polyester mesh without fixation: prospective study with 1-year follow-up results in a rural setting. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: To review our case series regarding the effectiveness, postprocedure pain, and cost of totally extraperitoneal (TEP) procedure for inguinal hernia repair, using a preformed polyester mesh (PEM), without fixation with additional anchoring devices. METHODS: Prospective evaluation of all patients from March 2001 to July 2005 who underwent the above-described procedure in an outpatient setting in the rural southern United States using a preformed anatomic Parietex PEM with a minimum 1-ye...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
18 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
33-9 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1530-4515 
TUM Institution:
Frauenklinik und Poliklinik