Hernia Surgery

Thieme (Verlag)
  • 1. Auflage
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  • erschienen am 9. Januar 2019
  • Buch
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  • Kombi-Artikel
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  • 344 Seiten
978-3-13-240551-6 (ISBN)
All the latest trends and technical innovations for both routine and complex hernia repair

Surgical procedures to repair hernias are among the most common procedures of all, with a history going back over 200 years. While most procedures are routine, they can be a challenge, particularly when previous surgery in the area has caused scarring that distorts the anatomy.

All currently established operative techniques are described and explained in detail in the book and illustrated, step by step, with a wealth of brilliant figures and diagrams. A detailed description of laparoscopic anatomy and preperitoneal procedures is given. Important information regarding indications and postoperative care is provided.

New surgical treatment concepts for hernia arising in the early 21st century and expounded in this book include tension-free principles, inguinal hernia repair under local anesthesia, use of the preperitoneal space, and laparoscopic hernia repair.

Key Features

3D mesh and patch-and-plug procedures
Laparoscopic methods such as the single-port technique and mini-technique
New developments in open and laparoscopic surgery of incisional hernias
Special disorders such as sports hernia
Richly illustrated with hundreds of exquisite artist renderings

Ideal for all surgeons in training, and of benefit to experienced surgeons as well, Schumpelick's Hernia Surgery is a complete introduction to evidence-based techniques in this field.
  • Englisch
  • Stuttgart
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  • Deutschland
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
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  • Ärzte
  • 512
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  • 512 Abbildungen
  • Höhe: 27 cm
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  • Breite: 19.5 cm
  • 1179 gr
978-3-13-240551-6 (9783132405516)
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1 Introduction

1.1 Anatomy of the anterior abdominal wall

1.2 Definition and terminology


1.4History of hernia surgery

1.5Repair principles and materials

1.6The biomechanics of hernias

1.7Biological meshes


1.9Pediatric hernia

2 Adult inguinal hernia

2.1Indications and choice of procedure

2.2Open suture techniques

2.3Open mesh techniques

2.4Laparoscopic techniques

3 Special hernias

3.1Female hernias

3.2Sports hernia

3.3Sliding hernia

3.4Recurrent hernia

3.5Umbilical hernia

3.6Femoral hernia

3.7Rare hernias

3.8Spigelian hernia

3.9Internal hernias

4 Incisional hernias

4.1General principles

4.2Open technique

4.3 Laparoscopic repair of incisional hernias

4.4 Abdominal wall tumors

4.5 Prevention of incisional hernias

5 Complications



5.3Postoperative pain

5.4Triple neurectomy

6 Miscellaneous

6.1Training in hernia surgery: Hernia compact - young surgery as a 3-day training course

6.2Hernia register - outcome research in hernia surgery

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