Search for dissertations about: "Meshplug"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the word Meshplug.

  1. 1. Minimally invasive hernia surgery

    Author : Sven Bringman; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : Inguinal hernia; minimally invasive; laparoscopic; TEP; TAPP; Lichtenstein; Meshplug; tension-free; mesh; balloon; rehabilitation; Swedish Hernia Register; learning curve; complications; intestinal obstruction; polypropylene; polyglactin.;

    Abstract : Minimally invasive laparoscopic and open tension-free techniques have been evolved during the 1990's. Different laparoscopic techniques have been used, where the totally extraperitoneal hernioplasty (TEP) is a technically demanding but probably a better approach to minimally invasive hernia surgery than the transabdominal preperitoneal technique (TAPP), which may increase the risk of adhesions and postoperative intestinal obstruction. READ MORE