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. 2014 Mar;24(3):194-8.
doi: 10.1089/lap.2014.0081.

Technical Options of the Laparoscopic Pediatric Inguinal Hernia Repair

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Technical Options of the Laparoscopic Pediatric Inguinal Hernia Repair

Daniel J Ostlie et al. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. .

Abstract

The approach to inguinal hernia in the pediatric population has historically been via an open technique. Over the last decade there have been numerous reports and descriptions of laparoscopic techniques to repair inguinal hernias in this population. This article highlights different techniques and clearly outlines the currently utilized approach in our institutions.

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