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A surgeon performing a tissue repair uses sutures to close the hernia defect.  A variety of techniques have been developed including Bassini, Sholdice, McVey, etc.  The edges of the hernia defect are sutured together under some tension.

Key Benefits

  • Inexpensive
  • Ideal for contaminated case
  • Does not require general anesthesia


  • Most painful technique
  • Highest risk of recurrence (10-25%)
  • Nerve injuries are possible


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