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Could I have a step by step explanation of inguinal hernia repair. ?

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In brief: Lap and open

Laparoscopic has three small incisions and uses mesh.
Hernia is reduced and patch is put in front of it, in pre-peritoneal space..Make sure the procedure is done tep. Open has one incision approx 4-7cm in length in the groin and also uses a mesh. Hernia is also reduced and patch is placed over it. Both almost equal down time. Both good long-term. I myself prefer lap.

In brief: Lap and open

Laparoscopic has three small incisions and uses mesh.
Hernia is reduced and patch is put in front of it, in pre-peritoneal space..Make sure the procedure is done tep. Open has one incision approx 4-7cm in length in the groin and also uses a mesh. Hernia is also reduced and patch is placed over it. Both almost equal down time. Both good long-term. I myself prefer lap.
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