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2022 Nov 11

Medicine (Baltimore)



Single-port versus multi-port totally extraperitoneal (TEP) inguinal hernia repair: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.


Prassas D, Rolfs T M, Vaghiri S, Kounnamas A, Knoefel W T, Krieg A
Medicine (Baltimore). 2022 Nov 11; 101(45):e30820.
PMID: 36397342.


The value of single-port totally extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair (STEP) when compared to the conventional multi-port approach (TEP) is still a matter of controversy. We conducted a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials comparing the feasibility and safety of the above-mentioned techniques.