Anatomy of the Abdominal Wall: What Is Important for Laparoscopic Surgery?

  • Romed HörmannEmail author
  • Helga Fritsch
  • Karl A. LeBlanc


This chapter is meant to give an overview of the topographic regions of the abdominal wall, thus presenting an anatomic map for a laparoscopic expertise for the following chapters.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Romed Hörmann
    • 1
    Email author
  • Helga Fritsch
    • 1
  • Karl A. LeBlanc
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Anatomy, Histology and EmbryologyDivision of Clinical and Functional Anatomy/Medical University of InnsbruckInnsbruckAustria
  2. 2.Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Department of SurgeryLouisianaUSA
  3. 3.Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group, Department of SurgeryLouisianaUSA

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