Types of Hernia RepairsI recently reviewed the literature, and I found twenty different methods to repair inguinal hernias.

Many of these methods have several variations. The fact that there are so many ways to fix a hernia emphasizes the fact that hernias can be very complex problems and require expertise to repair.

  • McVay
  • Ferguson
  • Bassini
  • Halstead
  • Lichtenstein
  • TEP Totally extraperitoneal
  • TAP Transabdominal preperitoneal
  • Plug and patch
  • Rutkow/Robins
  • Shouldice
  • High Ligation
  • Marcy
  • Maloney
  • Kugel
  • Stoppa
  • Trabucco
  • Wantz
  • Coskun
  • Darning
  • Desarda
  • Ringplasty

If you think you may be suffering from a sports hernia, please consider making an appointment with Dr. Brown to see if you’re right. Dr. Brown specializes in working with hernia patients, and is an expert at the process of diagnosis, treatment, and recovery.

If you have any questions regarding the different types of hernia repair, please contact Dr. Brown.