Primary Inguinal Hernia: Sutureless Open Anterior, Trabucco Repair

  • Giampiero CampanelliEmail author
  • Piero Giovanni Bruni
  • Andrea Morlacchi
  • Francesca Lombardo
  • Marta Cavalli


In 1974, Lichtenstein adopted a new “tension-free” approach using a polypropylene prosthesis to improve results [1, 2].


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giampiero Campanelli
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Piero Giovanni Bruni
    • 1
    • 2
  • Andrea Morlacchi
    • 3
  • Francesca Lombardo
    • 1
    • 2
  • Marta Cavalli
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.University of InsubriaVareseItaly
  2. 2.General and Day Surgery UnitCenter of Research and High Specialization for the Pathologies of Abdominal Wall and Surgical Treatment and Repair of Abdominal Hernia, Milano Hernia Center, Istituto Clinico Sant’AmbrogioMilanItaly
  3. 3.Surgical DepartmentOspedale di Circolo di Varese e Fondazione Macchi, University of InsubriaVareseItaly

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