Surgical Endoscopy

, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp 10–12 | Cite as

Endoscopic patch repair of inguinal hernia in a female patient

  • L. W. Popp
Original Articles

Summary

This is a photographically well documented case report of endoscopic patch repair of an inguinal hernia in a female patient. The surgical steps as well as the repair materials are described in detail. Patch repair of abdominal hernias is a promising new application of minimally invasive endoscopic surgery.

Key words

Hernia Endoscopic surgery Endoscopic patch repair 

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© Springer-Verlag 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. W. Popp
    • 1
  1. 1.Abteilung Frauenheilkunde im Zentrum Operative Medizin I und Michaelis-HebammenschuleKlinikum der Christian-Albrechts-UniversitätKielFederal Republic of Germany

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