Hernia Surgery Simplified

Hardback
A hernia is where an internal part of the body pushes through a weakness in the muscle or surrounding tissue wall. Hernias occur in the abdomen and there are several different types, each determined by its location within the abdomen. Hernia Surgery Simplified brings trainees and surgeons fully up to date with the latest techniques for hernia repair. The initial chapters discuss surgical anatomy of hernias, incidence and etiology, diagnosis and anaesthesia. The following sections are each dedicated to a different type of hernia and its surgical management. This comprehensive book places emphasis on the latest mesh products available for use in surgery and includes a DVD demonstrating hernia repair using a prolene mesh implant. Nearly 340 full colour photographs and illustrations assist understanding. Key points * Comprehensive guide bringing surgeons up to date with latest hernia repair techniques * Detailed coverage of all types of hernia and their surgical management * Emphasis placed on latest mesh products * Includes DVD featuring hernia repair using prolene mesh implant * Nearly 340 full colour photographs and illustrations