Keyhole surgery

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6994.1605a (Published 17 June 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:1605
  1. R S Taylor,
  2. T M Loosemore
  1. Consultant surgeon Consultant surgeon St George's Hospital, London SW17 0QT

    EDITOR,—M J Notaras may make a case for the development of specialised (perhaps private) hernia centres but fails to make any case against laparoscopic hernia repair.1 It is true that excellent results are reported from internationally recognised hernia repair centres (although the completeness and methods of follow up do not always stand close examination). Unfortunately, however, everyday clinical reality is different. In Britain most hernias are not repaired by …

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