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Outcomes following laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair in infants compared with older children

Outcomes following laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair in infants compared with older children
Outcomes following laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair in infants compared with older children
Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair in infants is safe and carries acceptable complication and recurrence rates. The laparoscopic approach may be particularly beneficial in infants since it allows simultaneous closure of a contralateral PPV and bilateral herniae. The outcome of laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair in older children requires further evaluation
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Choi, Wonyong
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Hall, Nigel J.
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Garriboli, Massimo
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Ron, Ori
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Curry, Joseph I.
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Cross, Kate
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Drake, David P.
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Kiely, Edward M.
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Eaton, Simon
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De Coppi, Paolo
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Pierro, Agostino
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Choi, Wonyong
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Hall, Nigel J.
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Garriboli, Massimo
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Ron, Ori
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Curry, Joseph I.
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Cross, Kate
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Drake, David P.
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Kiely, Edward M.
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Eaton, Simon
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De Coppi, Paolo
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Pierro, Agostino
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Choi, Wonyong, Hall, Nigel J., Garriboli, Massimo, Ron, Ori, Curry, Joseph I., Cross, Kate, Drake, David P., Kiely, Edward M., Eaton, Simon, De Coppi, Paolo and Pierro, Agostino (2012) Outcomes following laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair in infants compared with older children. Pediatric Surgery International, 28 (12), 1165-1169. (doi:10.1007/s00383-012-3188-1). (PMID:23069994)

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Abstract

Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair in infants is safe and carries acceptable complication and recurrence rates. The laparoscopic approach may be particularly beneficial in infants since it allows simultaneous closure of a contralateral PPV and bilateral herniae. The outcome of laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair in older children requires further evaluation

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Published date: December 2012
Organisations: Human Development & Health

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Local EPrints ID: 378450
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/378450
ISSN: 0179-0358
PURE UUID: 7eb2d10f-8d45-462f-8b7f-58771647331c
ORCID for Nigel J. Hall: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-8570-9374

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Date deposited: 06 Jul 2015 08:58
Last modified: 06 Jun 2018 12:31

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Author: Wonyong Choi
Author: Nigel J. Hall ORCID iD
Author: Massimo Garriboli
Author: Ori Ron
Author: Joseph I. Curry
Author: Kate Cross
Author: David P. Drake
Author: Edward M. Kiely
Author: Simon Eaton
Author: Paolo De Coppi
Author: Agostino Pierro

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