Advances in Laparoscopy of the Abdominal Wall Hernia is fully illustrated, comprehensive guide which describes in detail the most up-to-date techniques used in the laparoscopic repair of hernias. Written by world renowned authors, this manual reviews laparoscopic techniques used in the repair of inguinal hernias and ventral incisional hernias. Among the topics explored within this updated, engaging and informative text are: * Techniques such as Extraperitoneal (TEP) and transabdominal (TAPP) hernia repair * Fundamentals of ventral hernia repair * A detailed overview of mesh fixation in laparoscopic surgery * Methods to deal with rarer hernias and those of atypical location Advances in Laparoscopy of the Abdominal Wall Hernia is a valuable reference tool that would be of great benefit to surgeons and medical practitioners working in this field.
1. A Brief Historical Review of Surgical Treatment of Hernia.- 2. Anatomy of the Abdominal Wall.- 3. Classification of Ventral Hernias and Inguinal Hernias.- 4. Basic Concepts in Laparoscopic Hernia Repair.- 5. Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair: TAPP.- 6. Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair: TEP.- 7. Prostheses in Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair.- 8. Prostheses Fixation During Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair.- 9. Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair.- 10. Prostheses in Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair.-11. Fixation of Prostheses in Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair.- 12. Laparoscopic Approach in Other Hernias: Subcostal, Xiphoid, Lumbar, Suprapubic, Parastomal, and Spigelian.- 13. Emergency Laparoscopic Surgery of the Abdominal Wall.- 14. Current Advances and New Frontiers in Laparoscopic Hernia Repair.