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Author Schumpelick, V. (Volker), author.

Title Hernia surgery / Volker Schumpelick, Georg Arlt, Joachim Conze, Karsten Junge ; translator, Geraldine O'Sullivan ; illustrator, Gisela Tambour, Andrea Schnitzler
Published Stuttgart ; New York : Thieme, [2019]


Description 1 online resource
Contents Introduction -- Adult Inguinal Hernia -- Special Hernias -- Incisional Hernias -- Complications -- Miscellaneous -- Index
Summary 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. -- Publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes This book is an authorized translation of the 5th German edition published and copyrighted 2015 by Georg Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart. Title of the German edition: Hernien
Preceded by Atlas of hernia surgery / Volker Schumpelick, with the collaboration of Hermann van Ackeren [and others]. 1990
Credits Translator: Geraldine O'Sullivan, Dublin, Ireland
Illustrator: Gisela Tambour, Göttingen, Germany; Andrea Schnitzler, Innsbruck, Austria
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Hernia.
Herniorrhaphy -- methods
MEDICAL / Surgery / General
Form Electronic book
Author Arlt, Georg, author
Conze, Joachim, author
Junge, Karsten, author
LC no. 2018038294
ISBN 9783132406896
Other Titles Hernien. English