Surgical Anatomy of Groin and Groin Hernia

  • Shintaro SakuraiEmail author


J. Hureau [1] stated the following in 2001: “Too often has it been said that all aspects of anatomy have been described. As soon as a new surgical technique appears or a new tool of morphological investigation is designed, our level of understanding appears suddenly deficient.” The same can be said of the anatomy of the inguinal region, as the development of laparoscopic techniques and preperitoneal approaches to surgical hernia repair has necessitated a renewed understanding of inguinal anatomy.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hernia CenterSt. Luke’s International HospitalTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Department of RehabilitationKotoh Rehabilitation HospitalKotoh-kuJapan

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