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Lichtenstein Amid Hernia Clinic at UCLA

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Lichtenstein Tension-Free Hernia Repair


Lichtenstein Tension-Free Hernia RepairThe "tension-free" mesh technique was pioneered by the Lichtenstein Hernia Institute in 1984 and is currently considered the gold standard of hernia repair by the American College of Surgeons.

In this procedure, repair is accomplished by covering the opening of the hernia with a patch of mesh, instead of sewing the edge of the hole together. Learn more »

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