Revista ABCd (São Paulo). 26 Apr, 2016

ROBOTIC ASSISTED SINGLE SITE FOR BILATERAL INGUINAL HERNIA REPAIR

Henrique Rasia BOSI
José Ricardo GUIMARÃES
Leandro Totti CAVAZZOLA
DOI: 10.1590/0102-6720201600020011

Background:

The inguinal hernia is one of the most frequent surgical diseases, being frequent procedure and surgeon´s everyday practice.

Aim:

To present technical details in making hernioplasty using robotic equipment on bilateral inguinal hernia repair with single port and preliminary results with the method.

Method:

The bilateral inguinal hernia repair was performed by using the Single-Site(c) Da Vinci Surgical Access Platform to the abdominal cavity and the placement of clamps.

Results:

This technique proved to be effective for inguinal hernia and have more aesthetic result when compared to other techniques.

Conclusions:

Inguinal hernia repair robot-assisted with single-trocar is feasible and effective. However, still has higher costs needing surgical team special training.


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