Polysoft Patch for Inguinal Hernia Repair
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preperitoneal repair by a minimally invasive inguinal approach
introduction and deployment of a prosthetic patch through the hernia orifice, without any other damage to the abdominal wall
covering of the weak inguinal area and femoral orifice with minimal overlapping on visceral and vascular structures
limiting the amount of foreign material to one single mesh layer.
A flat mesh, equipped with a memory-ring made of absorbable material, so that only the flat mesh remained in place after the memory-ring was absorbed, fulfilled these specifications. This was the concept of the initial Pélissier patent (1998).
Two trials were undertaken by the inventing author to assess this concept. The first one was carried out on a series of patients with a weak posterior wall, using a technique derived from the Rives technique, which consisted of...
KeywordsLateral Compartment Spermatic Cord Inguinal Canal Preperitoneal Space Transversalis Fascia
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