Laparoscopic Hernia Repair: How to Learn at Ease

by R Padmakumar, D Madhukar Pai, Farish Shamsudeen

Repair of simple and complex abdominal hernias by laparoscopic technique is now the method of choice in most centers. Laparoscopic repair offers outcomes equivalent to open repair with the additional benefits of greater patient satisfaction and reduced hospitalization. Open hernia surgery is usually considered a basic surgical technique while laparoscopic hernia repair is considered an advanced procedure. This book “Laparoscopic Hernia Repair—How to Learn at Ease” comprises of 5 sections which are further divided into 14 chapters. This book presents a detailed description of laparoscopic anatomy. It also gives definite guidance to patient selection and operative techniques. Each procedure is illustrated with a series of high-quality photographs in a step-by-step manner, allowing the reader to follow the sequence of the operation. The recognition and management of complications are highlighted and postoperative management is also described. In the consecutive section, background information about hernia is detailed. This operative guide offers a complete analysis of each of the current technologies and is a valuable source of information for practitioners and trainee surgeons. In this book, we have included pediatric hernia repair and two-port repair.

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Author Author's Affiliation
1. Padmakumar R
Sunrise Group of Hospitals, Kochi, Kerala, India
2. Pai D Madhukar
Sunrise Group of Hospitals, Kochi, Kerala, India
3. Shamsudeen Farish Sunrise Group of Hospitals, Kochi, Kerala, India
ISBN 9789386150677
Speciality Surgery
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/14247
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2018
Book Type Professional


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