Overview of Past, Present, and Future of Incisional Hernia Repair

  • Karl A. LeBlanc


There are new thoughts to the proven laparoscopic procedure to repair incisional and ventral hernias. This chapter provides a look back of the predecessors of the operation. A short update of the current issues associated with the technique is provided as well as a current and future look at robotic technological applications.


Hernia Hernia surgery Laparoscopic Robotic Robotic assisted 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Karl A. LeBlanc
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  1. 1.Surgeons Group of Baton Rouge,Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group, Clinical Professor, Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences CenterBaton RougeUSA

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