Pediatric Surgery

Female Neonatal Inguinal Hernia Repair Dr. Tamer Ashraf Wafa

July 22, 2021
In this video, the surgical treatment of inguinal hernia in a 3 week old girl is demonstrated. The main focus of this video is to illustrate how to ligate and divide the hernial sac at the proper neck through a limited lower abdominal crease incision. The surgical treatment of inguinal hernia in small babies should be performed once the diagnosis has been made. The operative steps and tissue planes are clearly demonstrated. The video shows the surgeon's point of view (POV).
In this procedure, the operative steps are played in normal speed while some of the steps is played in faster speed for illustration purpose.The original video is 15 minutes.
Surgical steps a discribed in the subtitles during the video. This is an educational video designed for junior pediatric surgeons in training.

Tamer Ashraf Wafa PhD, MRCS

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