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Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair

Contents
Overview
Anatomy
Technical Analysis
Laparoscopic Mesh
Instruments
OR Set-up
Trocars
Consent
Coding-Billing
TAPP Technique
TEP Repair
Post-op instructions
Mngt. Complications
Oucome Analysis
Photos
References

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Laparoscopic Repair of Inguinal & Femoral Hernias
Operating Room Set-up

* This set-up is the same for TAPP or TEP Repair

 

OPERATING ROOM SET-UP
OR TABLE  Electric
PATIENT POSITION  Supine - Arms Tucked at the sides
SURGEON POSITION  Opposite side of the hernia
ASSISTANT POSITION  No dedicated assistant needed
NURSE POSITION  Side of the Hernia -- SITTING DOWN WHILE HOLDING THE CAMERA
PNEUMATIC STOCKINGS  YES
FOLEY  NO [Patient to urinate immediately prior to surgery]
CVP  NO
MONITORS  1 - At the feet of the patient
MONITORS HEIGHT  5 feet minimum
MAYO STAND  By left foot of the patient
Surg. ROBOT  Not Standard - Optional


 

Procedural Videos
> Full TAPP Repair [Female}

>Full TAPP Repair [Male]

>Full TEP Repair [Male]

>Repair of Complications in TEP Repairs

> Repair of Complications in TAPP Repair

> Inserting and Using the TEP Balloon and Structural Trocar.

>Anchoring the Mesh Techniques in TAPP and TEP Repair

> TEP or TAPP: How to decide?


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