World Journal of Surgery

, Volume 42, Issue 5, pp 1559–1560 | Cite as

Transition from Laparoscopic Totally Extraperitoneal Inguinal Hernia Repair to Robotic Transabdominal Preperitoneal Inguinal Hernia Repair

  • Tahir Koray Yozgatli
  • Eren Esen
  • Erman Aytac
  • Tayfun KarahasanogluEmail author
Letter to the Editor


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tahir Koray Yozgatli
    • 1
  • Eren Esen
    • 1
  • Erman Aytac
    • 1
  • Tayfun Karahasanoglu
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of General Surgery, Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University School of MedicineAcibadem Maslak HospitalSariyerTurkey

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