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Mesh stapled in place using TEP approach

Mesh stapled in place using TEP approach.

Staple fixation of mesh

Staple fixation of mesh. Beware! The lateral femoral cutaneous nerve and the genital branch of the genitofemoral nerve usually cross under the iliopubic tract lateral to the cord structures. Rarely, however, these nerves have been reported to enter the th

Inspecting the staple line for hemostasis

After the staple line has been inspected for hemostasis, the enterotomies are closed with a running suture. (Reprinted with permission from Bogen GL, Mancino AT, Scott-Conner CE. Laparoscopy for staging and palliation of gastrointestinal malignancy. Surg

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