Table of Contents

1. A Brief Historical Review of Surgical Treatment of Hernia.
2. Anatomy of the Abdominal Wall.
3. Classification of Ventral Hernias and Inguinal Hernias.
4. Basic Concepts in Laparoscopic Hernia Repair.
5. Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair: TAPP.
6. Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair: TEP.
7. Prostheses in Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair.
8. Prostheses Fixation During Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair.
9. Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair.
10. Prostheses in Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair.-11. Fixation of Prostheses in Laparoscopic Ventral  Hernia Repair.
12. Laparoscopic Approach in Other Hernias: Subcostal, Xiphoid, Lumbar, Suprapubic, Parastomal, and Spigelian.
13. Emergency Laparoscopic Surgery of the Abdominal Wall.
14. Current Advances and New Frontiers in Laparoscopic Hernia Repair. With an increase in the use of laparoscopic techniques for the treatment of abdominal wall hernias, this comprehensive book provides a detailed description of the most up-to-date techniques used in the laparoscopic repair of inguinal and ventral incisional hernias. Advances in Laparoscopy of the Abdominal Wall Hernia takes the reader step-by-step through two laparoscopic techniques used in inguinal hernia correction: Extraperitoneal (TEP) and Transabdominal (TAPP), and guides the reader through the fundamentals of ventral hernia repair. The authors aim to show methods of dealing with rarer hernias and those of atypical location. This book will also inform the reader of the various kinds of meshes used and provides knowledge on how to fix them, as well as the advantages, disadvantages and indications of this type of prosthesis.   Written by experts in the field, Advances in Laparoscopy of the Abdominal Wall Hernia is a valuable reference tool to surgeons and medical practitioners working in this field.