An Overview on Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair

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One of the most frequent surgical operations in the globe is the repair of inguinal hernia, with over 20 million individuals undergoing it each year. A small percentage of individuals are asymptomatic; nonetheless with imminent surgery in 70% of the cases in this group even with a watchful surgery. In the vast majority of instances, surgical therapy is highly effective. Laparoscopic inguinal repair, which was initially reported in the 1990s, still faces opposition from surgeons today due to several disadvantages and challenges. However, there is current evidence that laparoscopic repairs have substantial benefits, including fewer problems, especially in recurring instances, quicker recovery, and reduced postoperative chronic pain, as well as recurrence rates that are at least comparable to traditional repairs. To review the published literature that discussed laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair and its different aspects. The keys used in the mesh of the PubMed database for journal selection were: ((“laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair"[Mesh]) AND (“TEP”[Mesh]) OR (“TAPP"[Mesh])). Laparoscopy appears to produce less pain and numbness to last longer. It also takes less time to resume normal daily activities. Laparoscopy hernia repairs have a steep learning curve and need more expensive infrastructure; therefore, a substantial percentage of hernia repairs are still done openly. Despite certain challenges, laparoscopic surgery is becoming the favored method for bilateral and recurrent hernia repair.

How to cite:
Alsalem AS, Alotaibi MA, Alsadhan ZM, Alqahtani JS, Aljuaid MS, Alwagdani NM, et al. An Overview on Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair. Int J Pharm Res Allied Sci. 2021;10(4):31-7.
Alsalem, A. S., Alotaibi, M. A., Alsadhan, Z. M., Alqahtani, J. S., Aljuaid, M. S., Alwagdani, N. M., Althobaiti, Z. F., Hakamy, R. A., Saber, R. K. S., Alnazawi, F. F., et al. (2021). An Overview on Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Allied Sciences, 10(4), 31-37.