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In this episode, Dr. Kermode and Dr. Batchelor attempt to determine whether the tried and true (open) reigns supreme for inguinal hernia repairs, or whether tech (laparoscopic) has taken the lead.
Resources for this episode:
Scheuermann U, Niebisch S, Lyros O, Jansen-Winkeln B and Gockel I. 2017. Transabdominal Preperitoneal (TAPP) versus Lichtenstein operation for primary inguinal hernia repair – A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. BMC Surgery 17:55. doi: 10.1186/s12893-017-0253-7
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