Journal of Minimally Invasive Surgical Sciences

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Utilisation of Umbilical Hernia Defect for Insertion of Laparoscope and Balloon Dissector in Totally Extra Peritoneal Hernia Repair

Julian Klaus Smyth 1 , * , Christopher Bahdah Nahm 2 and Samuel Kuo 3
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1 Concord Clinical School, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Royal North Shore Hospital, University of New South Wales, New South Wales, Australia
3 Department of Upper Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Surgery, The Australian School of Advanced Medicine, Macquarie University, New South Wales, Australia
Article information
  • Journal of Minimally Invasive Surgical Sciences: June 01, 2014, 3 (3); e16076
  • Published Online: June 17, 2014
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: November 21, 2013
  • Accepted: June 10, 2014

To Cite: Smyth J K, Nahm C B, Kuo S. Utilisation of Umbilical Hernia Defect for Insertion of Laparoscope and Balloon Dissector in Totally Extra Peritoneal Hernia Repair, J Minim Invasive Surg Sci. 2014 ; 3(3):e16076.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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