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A piece of mesh is implanted to bridge the hernia defect.  The classic technique is called a Lichtenstein.  In open surgery, mesh is sutured in front of the hernia defect.  Ideally, this results in a tension free repair.

Key Benefits

  • Less pain
  • Low recurrence rate
  • Does not require general anesthesia


  • Risk of nerve injury
  • Not appropriate for contaminated case
  • Benefit 3


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