Transabdominal Preperitoneal (TAPP) Repair

  • Vamsi V. Alli
  • Eric M. PauliEmail author


Successful completion of a transabdominal preperitoneal (TAPP) repair of hernias of the myopectineal orifice requires advanced laparoscopic skills. This chapter describes the anatomic, technical, and ergonomic considerations of performing a laparoscopic TAPP repair. Methods to both avoid and manage complications will also be addressed.


Laparoscopic Inguinal Femoral Hernia TAPP Transabdominal Preperitoneal MPO Myopectineal orifice 



Myopectineal orifice


Robotic transabdominal preperitoneal


Transabdominal preperitoneal


Transversus abdominis release


Total extraperitoneal

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Department of SurgeryPenn State Hershey Medical CenterHersheyUSA

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