Tumescent anesthesia for totally extraperitoneal(TEP) laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair

Yoshihide Chino, PhD, Masaki Fujimura, PhD, Isao Sato, PhD, Makoto Mizutani, PhD, Tomotake Tabata, MD, Tomoyuki Tagi, PhD, Shigeyoshi Shimaoka, MD, Shoichi Takayama, PhD, Minoru IIda, PhD. Daiich Towakai Hospital

Tumescent anesthsia is known to be a safe and feasible procedure for TAPP laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair as reported. We use this type of anesthesia for TEP laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair (t-TEP). The aim of the current study is to show the surgical techniques utilized, and the efficacy of t-TEP.

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