Lichtenstein Tension-Free Open Inguinal Hernia Repair

  • David M. MelnickEmail author


Inguinal hernias represent a large burden of surgical disease and can be repaired by a variety of open and laparoscopic techniques. In the following chapter we will review our technique for the open repair of an inguinal hernia.


Inguinal hernia Open inguinal hernia repair Lichtenstein Tension-free herniorraphy Groin hernia repair 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public HealthMadisonUSA

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