An analysis of laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair by various methods in a teaching institute
Author(s): Dr. Talreja Manoj, Dr. Makwana Viral and Dr. Mansuri Mohammed Anis
Background / Aim: Laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia has come a long way now since its popularity and more and more young surgeons are also learning this procedure at an early age so that they can master it and fulfill the wishes of people requesting for minimal access surgery. This study aims to study various methods of inguinal hernia repair over a span of 3 years in a teaching hospital.
Methods: All the patients operated electively for uncomplicated inguinal hernia from June 2019 to June 2021 were selected for the study. They were operated by various laparoscopic methods and followed till June 2022.
Results: There were total 100 cases of inguinal hernia repair during study period. 51 cases were operated by TEP, 27 by TAPP and 22 by eTEP method.
Conclusion: TEP, TAPP and eTEP methods have similar efficacy. It is found that TEP, TAPP and eTEP all methods are safe and can be done after a learning curve.
Dr. Talreja Manoj, Dr. Makwana Viral, Dr. Mansuri Mohammed Anis. An analysis of laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair by various methods in a teaching institute. Int J Surg Sci 2022;6(3):138-140. DOI: https://doi.org/10.33545/surgery.2022.v6.i3c.932