Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair: Transabdominal preperitoneal (TAPP) approach

Patrick J. Shabino, Jacob A. Greenberg

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Inguinal hernias are one of the most common problems seen in surgical clinics across the world. While hernias may be repaired by a variety of open and laparoscopic techniques, this chapter we will review our technique for the laparoscopic transabdominal preperitoneal repair of an inguinal hernia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationIllustrative Handbook of General Surgery
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9783319245577
ISBN (Print)9783319245553
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016
Externally publishedYes


  • Groin hernia
  • Inguinal hernia
  • Laparoscopic
  • Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair
  • TAPP
  • Transabdominal preperitoneal

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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