Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
In the US, approximately 750,000 inguinal herniorrhaphies are performed every year – one of the most frequently performed general surgeries. The potential to improve patient outcomes on such a large-volume procedure can significantly impact population health.455
To help surgical teams meet the goals of the Lichtenstein, plug and patch, and preperitoneal techniques, Ethicon offers a full portfolio of solutions for open inguinal repair, aligned with each stage of the procedure (Access, Repair, and Closure).
For access in Open Inguinal Hernia repair, surgeons have traditionally used a scalpel and bovie.