Experience with the Mesh Umbrella Repair of Recurrent Inguinal Hernia

  • U. Muschaweck
Conference paper


In cases of inguinal hernia relapses, it is of eminent importance to minimize the surgical preparation. The tension-free closure of the defect by application of so-called plugs of a knit monofilament polypropylene netting material is the essential aspect of this technique.


Inguinal Hernia Recurrent Hernia Fascia Transversalis Recurrent Inguinal Hernia Hernia Patient 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1999

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  • U. Muschaweck

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