Hernia related books and articles by Indian authors

This is a compilation of books and articles related to open and minimally invasive hernia surgery contributed to the world literature by Indian authors over the past 25 plus years. The article types include case series, original articles including randomised trials, review articles, systematic reviews, technique-related articles, editorials and invited commentaries. This list is dynamic and will be updated periodically. Special thanks to Dr Yusuf Afaque, Aligarh and Dr Mandar Gadgil, Thane for their hard work in putting together this extensive resource.

Hernia books

Laparoscopic hernia repair: step-by-step approach

Parveen Bhatia, Suviraj John (Editors)

Jaypee Brothers 2004 ISBN: 9788190190107

Endoscopic repair of abdominal wall hernias

Pradeep Chowbey (Editor)

Byword Books 2013 ISBN-10: 8181930886       

Hernia surgery simplified

Sachin Kuber

Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers 2013 ISBN: 9789350259498

Step by step manual of laparoscopic surgery: Laparoscopic hernia surgery

J S Rajkumar, Neha Shah (Editors)

Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers 2016 ISBN: 9351528928

Laparoscopic hernia repair: how to learn at ease

R Padmakumar, D Madhukar Pai, Farish Shamsudeen (Editors)

Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers 2018 ISBN: 9789386150677

Operative manual of hernia surgery

C Palanivelu

GEM Foundation 2020

Techniques of abdominal wall hernia repair

Pradeep Chowbey, Davide Lomanto (Editors)

Springer 2020 ISBN: 978-81-322-3942-0

Timeline history of laparoscopy & hernia surgery

T Varun Raju

Becomeshakeaspeare.com 2021 ISBN 9789354724282

Newer concepts and procedures in hernia surgery – an atlas 

Sarfaraz Jalil Baig, Deepraj Bhandarkar, Pallawi Priya (Editors).

Springer Nature Singapore, 2022. ISBN: 9789811952470.

Hernia articles

Open repair - groin hernia

Shouldice’s herniorrhaphy versus Moloney’s darn herniorrhaphy in young patients (a prospective randomised study).

Thapar V, Rao P, Deshpande A, Sanghavi B, Supe AN.

J Postgrad Med. 2000;46:9-12.

New method of inguinal hernia repair: a new solution.

Desarda MP.

ANZ J Surg. 2001;71:241-4.

Inguinal herniorrhaphy with an undetached strip of external oblique aponeurosis: a new approach used in 400 patients.

Desarda MP.

Eur J Surg. 2001;167:443-8. 

Surgical physiology of inguinal hernia repair–a study of 200 cases.

Desarda MP.

BMC Surg. 2003;16;3:2.

Pubomyoaponeurotic foramen and posterior groin plait for groin hernia.

Sudrania OP, Agrawal RK, Deb S, Khanna AK.

Hernia. 2003;7:210-4. 

Prospective randomized study of internal oblique aponeurotic flap repair for tension-free reinforcement of the posterior inguinal wall: a new technique.

Jani K.

Int Surg. 2005;90:155-9.

Physiological repair of inguinal hernia: a new technique (study of 860 patients).

Desarda MP.

Hernia. 2006;10:143-6.

Inguinal hernia repair: The total picture.

Udwadia TE.

J Minim Access Surg. 2006;2:144-6.

Stab anterior preperitoneal hernioplasty in groin hernias: a new technique.

Sinha R.

Hernia. 2007;11:353-7. 

A new technique of inguinal hernia repair–neither similar to nor modification of Desarda’s repair.

Desarda MP.

J Indian Med Assoc. 2007;105:654.

Study of efficacy of bilayer mesh device versus conventional polypropelene hernia system in inguinal hernia repair: early results.

Chauhan A, Tiwari S, Gupta A.

World J Surg. 2007;31:1356-9.

No-mesh inguinal hernia repair with continuous absorbable sutures: a dream or reality? (A study of 229 patients).

Desarda MP.

Saudi J Gastroenterol. 2008;14:122-7.

The role of antibiotic prophylaxis in mesh repair of primary inguinal hernias using prolene hernia system: a randomized prospective double-blind control trial.

Jain SK, Jayant M, Norbu C.

Trop Doct. 2008;38:80-2. 

Massive scrotal hernias: problems and solutions.

Misra MC, Bhowate PD, Bansal VK, Kumar S.

J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2009;19:19–22.

Prophylactic antibiotics in open mesh repair of inguinal hernia – a randomized controlled trial.

Shankar VG, Srinivasan K, Sistla SC, Jagdish S.

Int J Surg. 2010;8:444-7. 

Prospective randomized controlled study using polyethylene mesh for inguinal hernia meshplasty as a safe and cost-effective alternative to polypropylene mesh.

Gundre NP, Iyer SP, Subramaniyan P.

Updates Surg. 2012;64:37-42.

Ten-Year Personal Experience of Using Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) Mesh for Inguinal Hernia Repair

Tongaonkar RR, Sanders DL, Kingsnorth AN

Trop Med Surg 2013;1:1-3.

Totally extraperitoneal repair under general anesthesia versus Lichtenstein repair under local anesthesia for unilateral inguinal hernia: a prospective randomized controlled trial.

Dhankhar DS, Sharma N, Mishra T, Kaur N, Singh S, Gupta S.

Surg Endosc. 2014;28:996-1002.

Histopathological Comparison of Mosquito Net with Polypropylene Mesh for Hernia Repair: An Experimental Study in Rats.

Sharma M, Sharma DB, Chandrakar SK, Sharma D.

Indian J Surg. 2015;77(Suppl 2):511-4. 

A comparative study of Desarda’s technique with Lichtenstein mesh repair in treatment of inguinal hernia: A prospective cohort study.

Gedam BS, Bansod PY, Kale VB, Shah Y, Akhtar M.

Int J Surg. 2017;39:150-155. 

A randomised controlled trial of excision versus invagination in the management of indirect inguinal hernial sac.

Sharma M, Pathania OP, Kapur A, Thomas S, Kumar A.

Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2019;101:119-122.

The Issues of Post-Lichtenstein Chronic Groin Pain.

Ramana B, Dube B.

World J Surg. 2021;45:1761.

A randomised controlled trial of Lichtenstein repair with Desarda repair in the management of inguinal hernias.

Jain SK, Bhatia S, Hameed T, Khan R, Dua A.

Ann Med Surg (Lond). 2021;12;67:102486. 

Intra-operative pain and patient satisfaction during Lichtenstein repair under local anesthesia versus spinal anesthesia: an open-label randomized controlled trial.

Verma A, Sharma N, Chilkoti G, Garg PK.

Hernia. 2022 Jan 11. doi: 10.1007/s10029-022-02561-6. 

Chronic groin pain in Desarda versus Lichtenstein hernia repair – a randomised controlled study.

Gaur AS, Sharma N, Garg PK.S. 

Afr J Surg. 2022;60:141-145.

Comparison of Postoperative Chronic Groin Pain After Repair of Inguinal Hernia Using Nonabsorbable Versus Absorbable Sutures for Mesh Fixation.

Agarwal PK, Sutrave T, Kaushal D, Vidua R, Malik R, Maurya AP.

Cureus. 2023;15:e35562. doi: 10.7759/cureus.35562

Nerve identification in open inguinal hernioplasty: A meta-analysis.

Sinha MK, Barman A, Tripathy PR, Shettar A.

Turk J Surg. 2022;38:315-326.  

Feasibility and outcomes of Desarda vs Lichtenstein hernioplasty by local anesthesia for inguinal hernia: a noninferiority randomized clinical trial.

Sasmal PK, Sahoo A, Mishra TS, Das Poddar KK, Ali SM, Singh PK, Kumar P.

Hernia. 2023 Jul 15. doi: 10.1007/s10029-023-02837-5. 

The comparative study of skin staples and polypropylene sutures for securing the mesh in Lichtenstein’s tension-free inguinal hernia repair in HIV and hepatitis (B and C)-positive patients: a randomized controlled trial.

Pragya, Kumar A, Manish, Ranjan R, Jha NK.

Ann Med Surg (Lond). 2023;85:4389-4393.

Comparative Study of Self-Gripping Mesh vs. Polypropylene Mesh in Lichtenstein’s Open Inguinal Hernioplasty.

Gunasekaran G, Balaji VC, Paramsivam S.

Cureus. 2023 Aug 17;15(8):e43652.

Modified Open Anterior Preperitoneal Repair.

Sinha R, Yadav AS, Sharma Y, Chanda S, Sharma OK, Srivastava N.

JSLS. 2023 Oct-Dec;27(4):e2023.00044. 

A Prospective Comparative Study of 3-Stitch Mesh Hernioplasty with Conventional Lichtenstein Repair.

Sharma PK, Khandelwal M, Pipal DK, Singh Y, Kothari S, Verma V, Yadav S, Singh B, Jangid G.

J West Afr Coll Surg. 2023;13:67-72. 

Open repair - ventral hernia

Surgery for hernia: quo vadis?

Udwadia TE.

J Minim Access Surg. 2006;2:104-5.

Evaluation of various prosthetic materials and newer meshes for hernia repairs.

Doctor HG.

J Minim Access Surg. 2006;2:110-6. 

Tailored Approach to Ventral Hernia-Our Proposed Algorithm.

Baig SJ, Priya P.

Indian J Surg. 2018;80:205-206. 

Suprapubic Incisional Hernias: Is Open Surgery a Standard?

Ramana B.

World J Surg. 2017;41:1475. 

A Detailed History of Retromuscular Repairs for Ventral Hernias: A Story of Surgical Innovation. 

Arora E, Kukleta J, Ramana B.

World J Surg. 2022;46:409-415.

Validation of ventral hernia risk score in predicting surgical site infections.

Ashuvanth S, Anandhi A, Sureshkumar S.

Hernia. 2022 Jan 20. doi: 10.1007/s10029-021-02537-y. 

Assessment of Quality of Life After Ventral Hernia Repair: A Prospective Observational Study at a Tertiary Care Centre.

Lodha M, Patel D, Badkur M, Meena SP, Puranik A, Chaudhary R, Choudhary IS, Sairam MV, Chauhan AS, Lodha R.

Cureus. 2022 Jun 20;14(6):e26136. doi: 10.7759/cureus.26136. eCollection 2022 Jun.

Outcomes of Emergency Abdominal Wall Hernia Repair: Experience Over a Decade.

Pavithira GJ, Dutta S, Sundaramurthi S, Nelamangala Ramakrishnaiah VP.

Cureus. 2022 Jun 25;14(6):e26324. doi: 10.7759/cureus.26324.

Practice and short-term outcomes in ventral hernia repair: a prospective multicenter data audit of Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo Surgeons Research Collaborative.

Baig SJ, Afaque MY, Priya P, Sheth H, Goel R, Mahawar KK, Agarwalla R; IAGES Collaborative.

Hernia. 2022 Aug 29. doi: 10.1007/s10029-022-02666-y.

Enhancing safety in ventral patch repair for umbilical hernia by utilizing a hybrid technique.

Jhaveri R, Kalikar V, Modi R, Patankar R.

Int J Abdom Wall Hernia Surg 2022 Sep 12;5:129-34.

A Prospective Observational Study of Ventral Hernia.

Jadhav GS, Adhikari GR, Purohit RS.

Cureus. 2022;14(8):e28240. 

Enhancing mesh explantation reporting: a novel classification system for improved surgical decision-making and patient outcomes.

Gandhi JA, Baig SJ, Gajjar AP, Banker AM.

Hernia. 2023 Sep 15. doi: 10.1007/s10029-023-02877-x.

Delphi consensus statement for understanding and managing the subcostal hernia: subcostal hernias collaborative report (scholar study).

Baig SJ, Kulkarni GV, Priya P, Afaque MY, Bueno-Lledo J, Chintapatla S, de Beaux A, Gandhi JA, Urena MAG, Hammond TM, Lomanto D, Liu R, Mehta A, Miserez M, Montgomery A, Morales-Conde S, Palanivelu C, Pauli EM, Rege SA, Renard Y, Rosen M, Sanders DL, Singhal VK, Slade DAJ, Warren OJ, Wijerathne S.

Hernia. 2024 Feb 16. doi: 10.1007/s10029-024-02963-8.

Feasibility of tele-visits after elective ventral hernia surgery: Experience from an Indian tertiary care center.

Bansal VV, Kamath Y, Waghmare S, Khajanchi MU, Roy N.

Surgery. 2024 Mar 18:S0039-6060(24)00073-4. 

Incidence of incisional hernia in patients undergoing cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy: an observational clinical study from a tertiary oncology referral care center in India.

Ray M, Kumar A, Maranna H.

World J Surg Oncol. 2024;22:132.

Open AWR and newer techniques for ventral hernia repair

Component Separation Technique: an Effective Way of Treating Large Ventral Hernia.

Punjani R, Shaikh I, Soni V.

Indian J Surg. 2015;77(Suppl 3):1476-9.

Use of polypropylene mesh in contaminated and dirty strangulated hernias: short-term results.

Pandey H, Thakur DS, Somashekar U, Kothari R, Agarwal P, Sharma D.

Hernia. 2018;22:1045-1050.

Concomitant bariatric surgery and component separation: Historical advance or a blunder?

Balasubramanian R.

J Minim Access Surg. 2018;14:259-260.

Mind the gap: imaging spectrum of abdominal ventral hernia repair complications.

Patil AR, Nandikoor S, Mohanty HS, Godhi S, Bhat R.

Insights Imaging. 2019;10:40. 

Invited Commentary to: Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Utilizing the Combination of Absorbable and Permanent Mesh in a Retromuscular Position: A Multicenter Prospective Study.

Ramana B.

World J Surg. 2019;43:159-160.

Loss of Domain: Going Beyond the Stewart Test.

Ramana B, Arora E.

World J Surg. 2020;44:1079-1080.             

Acronyms Use in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction: Introduction to a New Language.

Ramana B, Sinha R, Jacob B, Towfigh S, Rosin D.

World J Surg. 2020;44:78-83.

Short- to Midterm Results After Posterior Component Separation with Transversus Abdominis Release: Initial Experience from India.

Priya P, Kantharia N, Agrawal JB, Agrawal A, Agrawal L, Afaque MY, et al.

World J Surg. 2020;44:3341-3348.

Comparison between transversus abdominis release and anterior component separation technique in complex ventral hernia

Afaque MY, Rizvi AA.

Int J Abdom Wall Hernia Surg. 2020;3:81-6.

An early experience with transversus abdominis release for complex ventral hernias: a retrospective review of 100 cases.

Punjani R, Arora E, Mankeshwar R, Gala J.

Hernia. 2021;25:353-364.

Single institute experience with anterior and posterior component separation techniques for large ventral hernias: A retrospective review.

Gala J, Nichat P, Bhandarwar A, Dhimole N, Bhat R, Muley G.

Asian J Surg. 2021:S1015-9584(21)00459-0.

Role of Indocyanine Green to Mitigate Wound Complications in Component Separation Technique for Ventral Hernia Repair-Our Early Experience.

Gandhi J, Banker A, Chaudhari S, Shinde P.

World J Surg. 2021;45:3073-3079.

Decalogue of Transversus Abdominis Release Repair- Technical Details and Lessons Learnt.

Gandhi J, Shinde P, Chaudhari S, Banker A, Deshmukh V.

Pol Przegl Chir. 2021;93:16-25.

A retrospective comparison of outcomes after open anterior and posterior component separation by a single surgical team.

Punjani R, Arora E, Coughlin E, Mhaskar R. 

Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2022 Feb 9. doi: 10.1007/s00423-022-02438-3. 

Are drains useful in eTEP ventral hernia repairs? An AWR surgical collaborative (AWRSC) retrospective study.

Arora E, Mishra A, Mhaskar R, Mahadar R, Gandhi J, Sharma S, Parthasarathi R, Praveen Raj P, 

Palanivelu C, Ramana B.

Surg Endosc. 2022 Feb 14. doi: 10.1007/s00464-022-09121-0.

Surgical Site Infection After Transversus Abdominis Release: a Review. 

Baig, S., Afaque, M. & Priya, P.

Indian J Surg (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12262-022-03413-4.

Computed tomography for ventral hernia: Need for a standardised reporting format.

Gandhi JA, Shinde PH, Banker AM, Takalkar Y.

J Minim Access Surg. 2022 Jul 16. doi: 10.4103/jmas.jmas_34_22.

Outcomes of open transverse abdominis release for ventral hernias: a systematic review, meta-analysis and meta-regression of factors affecting them.

Vasavada BB, Patel H.

Hernia. 2022 Aug 3. doi: 10.1007/s10029-022-02657-z.

A comparative study to evaluate abdominal wall dynamics in patients with incisional hernia compared to healthy controls.

Roy NB, Khan WF, Krishna A, Bhatia R, Prakash O, Bansal VK.

Surg Endosc. 2023 Sep 6. doi: 10.1007/s00464-023-10408-z. 

Abdominal wall reconstruction (AWR) for post-trauma laparotomy ventral hernia and follow-up assessment of functional quality of life (QOL): experience of a level-1 trauma centre in India.

Bagaria DK, Gupta S, Pandey S, Choudhary N, Priyadarshini P, Kumar A, Alam J, Mishra B, Sagar S, Kumar S, Gupta A.

Hernia. 2024 Feb 23. doi: 10.1007/s10029-024-02978-1.

Peritoneal flap technique for abdominal wall expansion in the management of complex ventral hernias: a multicentre study from India.

Baig SJ, Singhal V, Afaque MY, Kakadiy C, Varma A.

Hernia. 2024 Apr 3. doi: 10.1007/s10029-024-02993-2. 

Hernia training

Impact of cadaver training for learning abdominal wall reconstruction: our early experience.

Gajjar A, Gandhi J, Prajapati R, Mahadar R, Shrivastava R, Chaudhari S, Shinde P, Takalkar Y, Thakur B.

Hernia. 2023 Oct 19. doi: 10.1007/s10029-023-02907-8. 

Abdominal wall closure

Comparison of interrupted versus continuous closure in abdominal wound repair: a meta-analysis of 23 trials.

Gupta H, Srivastava A, Menon GR, Agrawal CS, Chumber S, Kumar S.

Asian J Surg. 2008;31:104-14.

Prophylactic mesh placement for emergency midline laparotomy in peptic perforation peritonitis: A prospective observational study of short term results.

Tiwari G, Dadoriya A, Thakur DS, Somashekar U, Kothari R, Agarwal P, Sharma D.

Asian J Surg. 2020;43:456-457.

A Clinical Comparative Study of Rectus Sheath Closure Techniques in Emergency Exploratory Laparotomy: Evaluating “Far-Near-Near-Far” vs. Conventional Closure Approach.

Garg S, Yadav MS, Singhal K.

Cureus. 2023 Sep 20;15(9):e45655. doi: 10.7759/cureus.45655.

A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Clinical Equivalence of PD Synth and PDS Polydioxanone Sutures.

Prabha Shankar A, Mathew S, Tippana VSSN, B R K, Naik S, Pandita RK, L B, Kumar An N, Narasimha Rao V V, Kumar Bhat B, Moharana AK, Ts D.

Cureus. 2023 Dec 10;15(12):e50293. 

Open hernia repair - anesthetic techniques

Can ultrasound-guided subcostal transverse abdominis plane block be used as sole anesthetic technique?

Bihani P, Bhatia P, Chhabra S, Gangwar P.

Saudi J Anaesth. 2017;11:111-113.

Ultrasound-guided bilateral subcostal TAP block for epigastric hernia repair: A case series.

Bhatia P, Bihani P, Chhabra S, Sharma V, Jaju R.

Indian J Anaesth. 2019;63:60-63.

Subarachnoid block with continuous TAP catheter analgesia produces less chronic pain and better functional outcome after inguinal hernioplasty: a randomized controlled observer-blinded study.

Thiyagarajan S, Velraj J, Hussain Ahmed MI, Murugesan R.

Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2019;44:228-233.

Postoperative analgesic efficacy of ultrasound-guided ilioinguinal-iliohypogastric nerve block compared with medial transverse abdominis plane block in inguinal hernia repair: A prospective, randomised trial.

Bhatia N, Sen IM, Mandal B, Batra A.

Anaesth Crit Care Pain Med. 2019;38:41-45. 

Effect of addition of buprenorphine or dexamethasone to levobupivacaine on postoperative analgesia in ultrasound guided transversus abdominis plane block in patients undergoing unilateral inguinal hernia repair: a prospective randomized double blind contr

Seervi SN, Singariya G, Kamal M, Kumari K, Siddeshwara A, Ujwal S.

Korean J Anesthesiol. 2019;72:245-252.

Comparison of Ultrasound-Guided Transversus Abdominis Plane Block with Sub-Arachnoid Block for Open Inguinal Hernia Repair.

Mowar A, Singh V, Pahade A, Karki G.

Anesth Essays Res. 2021 Apr-Jun;15(2):220-226. doi: 10.4103/aer.aer_107_21.

Comparison of ultrasound-guided transversus abdominis plane (TAP) block and quadratus lumborum (QL) block in inguinal hernia surgery.

Makhni R, Attri JP, Kaur H, Markam KK.

Indian J Anaesth. 2022 Mar;66(Suppl 2):S122-S125.

Ultrasound-guided quadratus lumborum block versus ilioinguinal-iliohypogastric nerve block with wound infiltration for postoperative analgesia in unilateral inguinal surgeries: A randomised controlled trial.

Yadav M, Agrawal M, Bansal P, Prateek, Garg MK, Yadav A.

Indian J Anaesth. 2023;67:302-306.

Comparative evaluation of bupivacaine with magnesium sulphate and dexamethasone as adjuvants in ultrasound-guided transversus abdominis plane block for open unilateral inguinal hernia surgeries: A randomised controlled trial.

Shambhavi T, Das S, Senapati LK, Padhi PP.

Indian J Anaesth. 2023;67:370-375.

Analgesic efficacy of Clonidine as an adjuvant in ultrasound-guided rectus sheath block for midline incisional hernia repair – A randomized double-blind controlled trial.

Chilkoti GT, Maurya P, Mohta M, Saxena AK, Gupta A, Kaur N, Bhatt S

.J Anaesthesiol Clin Pharmacol. 2023;39:239-244.

The efficacy of ultrasound-guided triple nerve block (ilioinguinal, iliohypogastric, and genitofemoral) versus unilateral subarachnoid block for inguinal hernia surgery in adults: a randomized controlled trial.

Singh GP, Kuthiala G, Shrivastava A, Gupta D, Mehta R.

Anaesthesiol Intensive Ther. 2023;55:342-348.

Laparoscopic and robotic repair - groin hernia

Laparoscopic repair of hernia.

Udwadia TE, Udwadia RT.

Natl Med J India. 1994;7:128-35.

Laparoscopic hernia repair–what are the results?

Misra MC, Bal S, Dewan N, Srivastava A.

Ann Acad Med Singap. 1996;25:737-41.

Modern management of inguinal hernia.

Vincent PJ, Singh Y.

Med J Armed Forces India. 2000;56:323-327. 

Recurrent hernia following endoscopic total extraperitoneal repair.

Chowbey PK, Bandyopadhyay SK, Sharma A, Khullar R, Soni V, Baijal M.

Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2003;13:21-5.

Randomized controlled study of laparoscopic total extraperitoneal versus open Lichtenstein inguinal hernia repair.

Lal P, Kajla RK, Chander J, Saha R, Ramteke VK.

Surg Endosc. 2003;17:850-6. 

Laparoscopic total extraperitoneal (TEP) inguinal hernia repair: overcoming the learning curve.

Lal P, Kajla RK, Chander J, Ramteke VK.

Surg Endosc. 2004;18:642-5.

Endoscope-assisted inguinal hernia repair.

Chawla S, Lal P, Ganguly PK, Arora MP, Hadke NS.

JSLS. 2005;9:42-6.         

A randomized comparison of the early outcome of stapled and unstapled techniques of laparoscopic total extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair.

Parshad R, Kumar R, Hazrah P, Bal S.

JSLS. 2005;9:403-7.

Totally extraperitoneal repair of inguinal hernia: A case for bilateral repair.

Chowbey PK, Pithawala M, Khullar R, Sharma A, Soni V, Baijal M.

J Minim Access Surg. 2006;2:171-3.

Sir Ganga Ram Hospital classification of groin and ventral abdominal wall hernias.

Chowbey PK, Khullar R, Mehrotra M, Sharma A, Soni V, Baijal M.

J Minim Access Surg. 2006;2:106-9.

Totally extraperitoneal repair of inguinal hernia: Sir Ganga Ram Hospital technique.

Chowbey PK, Khullar R, Sharma A, Soni V, Baijal M.

J Minim Access Surg. 2006;2:160-4.   

Complications in groin hernia surgery and the way out

Chowbey PK, Pithawala M, Khullar R, Sharma A, Soni, V, Baijal M. 

J Minim Acess Surg. 2006;2:74-177.     

Laparoscopic surgery for inguinal hernia: Current status and controversies.

Bhandarkar DS, Shankar M, Udwadia TE.

J Minim Access Surg. 2006;2:178-86.

Laparoscopic total extraperitoneal repair versus anterior preperitoneal repair for inguinal hernia.

Sinha R, Sharma N, Dhobal D, Joshi M.

Hernia. 2006;10:187-91.

Modified technique of laparoscopic intraperitoneal hernioplasty for irreducible scrotal hernias (omentoceles): how to remove the hernial contents.

Palanivelu C, Rangarajan M, John SJ.

World J Surg. 2007;31:1889-1891.

Invited commentary to: Modified technique of laparoscopic intraperitoneal hernioplasty for irreducible scrotal hernias.

Ramana B

World J Surg. 2007;31:892-1893.

Laparoscopic total extraperitoneal (TEP) inguinal hernia repair under epidural anesthesia: a detailed evaluation.

Lal P, Philips P, Saxena KN, Kajla RK, Chander J, Ramteke VK.

Surg Endosc. 2007;21:595-601.

Total extraperitoneal (TEP) mesh repair of inguinal hernia in the developing world: comparison of low-cost indigenous balloon dissection versus direct telescopic dissection: a prospective randomized controlled study.

Misra MC, Kumar S, Bansal VK.

Surg Endosc. 2008;22:1947-58.

Total extra-peritoneal repair of groin hernia: prospective evaluation at a tertiary care center.

Misra MC, Bansal VK, Kumar S, Prashant B, Bhattacharjee HK.

Hernia. 2008;12:65-71.

Laparoscopic total extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair under spinal anesthesia: a study of 480 patients.

Sinha R, Gurwara AK, Gupta SC.

J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2008;18:673-7. 

Prospective double-blind randomized controlled study comparing heavy- and lightweight polypropylene mesh in totally extraperitoneal repair of inguinal hernia: early results.

Agarwal BB, Agarwal KA, Mahajan KC.

Surg Endosc. 2009;23:242-7.

Impact of closed-suction drain in preperitoneal space on the incidence of seroma formation after laparoscopic total extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair.

Ismail M, Garg M, Rajagopal M, Garg P.

Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2009;19:263-6.

Laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal repair of inguinal hernia using two-hand approach–a gold standard alternative to open repair.

Rajapandian S, Senthilnathan P, Gupta A, Gupta PD, Praveenraj P, Vaitheeswaran V, et al.

J Indian Med Assoc. 2010;108:652-4.      

Single-incision laparoscopic TAPP mesh hernioplasty using conventional instruments: an evolving technique.

Roy P, De A.

Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2010;395:1157-60.

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Surg Endosc. 2011;25:2773-843.

Laparoscopic totally extra-peritoneal inguinal hernia repair: 9 year’s experience.

Swadia ND.

Hernia. 2011;15:273-9.

Sliding inguinal hernias: scope of laparoscopic repair.

Patle NM, Tantia O, Prasad P, Khanna S, Sen B.

J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2011;21:227-31.

Single-incision laparoscopic transabdominal preperitoneal inguinal hernia repair using only conventional instruments: an initial report.

Sinha R.

J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2011;21:335-40.

Mesh fixation compared to nonfixation in total extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair: a randomized controlled trial in a rural center in India.

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Köckerling F, Jacob DA, Lomanto D, Chowbey P.

Surg Endosc. 2012;26:2394-5.

Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair: transabdominal preperitoneal (TAPP) versus totally extraperitoneal (TEP) approach: a prospective randomized controlled trial.

Krishna A, Misra MC, Bansal VK, Kumar S, Rajeshwari S, Chabra A.

Surg Endosc. 2012;26:639-49.

Testicular functions, chronic groin pain, and quality of life after laparoscopic and open mesh repair of inguinal hernia: a prospective randomized controlled trial.

Singh AN, Bansal VK, Misra MC, Kumar S, Rajeshwari S, Kumar A, et al.

Surg Endosc. 2012;26:1304-17.

Finger-assisted totally extra-peritoneal laparoscopic hernia repair: a simple aid to unfolding the mesh for the novice.

Kothari R, Sharma D, Somashekar U.

Asian J Endosc Surg. 2012;5:152.

Risk of postoperative urinary retention after laparoscopic (TAPP) or endoscopic (TEP) inguinal hernia repair.

Köckerling F, Jacob DA, Bittner R, Chowbey P, Lomanto D, Kukleta J.

Surg Endosc. 2013;27:1049-50.

A prospective, randomized comparison of long-term outcomes: chronic groin pain and quality of life following totally extraperitoneal (TEP) and transabdominal preperitoneal (TAPP) laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair.

Bansal VK, Misra MC, Babu D, Victor J, Kumar S, Sagar R, et al.

Surg Endosc. 2013;27:2373-82.

Endoscopic TEP inguinal hernia repair in the management of occult obturator and femoral hernias.

Rath A, Bhatia P, Kalhan S, John S, Khetan M, Bindal V, Ali A, Singh R.

Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2014;24:375-7.

Laparoscopic management of infected mesh after laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair.

Chowbey PK, Khullar R, Sharma A, Soni V, Baijal M, Garg N, Najma K.

Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2015;25:125-8.

Update of guidelines on laparoscopic (TAPP) and endoscopic (TEP) treatment of inguinal hernia (International Endohernia Society).

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Surg Endosc. 2015;29:289-321.    

Prospective randomized trial comparing laparoscopic transabdominal preperitoneal (TAPP) and laparoscopic totally extra peritoneal (TEP) approach for bilateral inguinal hernias.

Sharma D, Yadav K, Hazrah P, Borgharia S, Lal R, Thomas S.

Int J Surg. 2015;22:110-7.        

Current trends in laparoscopic groin hernia repair: A review.

Pahwa HS, Kumar A, Agarwal P, Agarwal AA.

World J Clin Cases. 2015;3:789-92.

Single incision laparoscopic TAPP with standard laparoscopic instruments and suturing of flaps: A continuing study.

Sinha R, Malhotra V, Sikarwar P.

J Minim Access Surg. 2015;11:134-8.

Postoperative Mesh Infection-Still a Concern in Laparoscopic Era.

Narkhede R, Shah NM, Dalal PR, Mangukia C, Dholaria S.

Indian J Surg. 2015;77:322-6. 

Transversus abdominis plane block for laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair: a randomized trial.

Arora S, Chhabra A, Subramaniam R, Arora MK, Misra MC, Bansal VK.

J Clin Anesth. 2016;33:357-64.

Learning Curve in Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair: Experience at a Tertiary Care Centre.

Bansal VK, Krishna A, Misra MC, Kumar S.

Indian J Surg. 2016;78:197-202.

A prospective randomised controlled trial comparing chronic groin pain and quality of life in lightweight versus heavyweight polypropylene mesh in laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair.

Prakash P, Bansal VK, Misra MC, Babu D, Sagar R, Krishna A,

J Minim Access Surg. 2016;12:154-61.

Laparoscopic TEP repair of inguinal hernia does not alter testicular perfusion.

Lal P, Bansal B, Sharma R, Pradhan G.

Hernia. 2016;20:429-34. 

A prospective randomized comparison of testicular functions, sexual functions and quality of life following laparoscopic totally extra-peritoneal (TEP) and trans-abdominal pre-peritoneal (TAPP) inguinal hernia repairs.

Bansal VK, Krishna A, Manek P, Kumar S, Prajapati O, Subramaniam R,  et al.

Surg Endosc. 2017;31:1478-1486.             

Endo-laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair: What is its role?

Sharma A, Chelawat P.

Asian J Endosc Surg. 2017;10:111-118. 

Assessment of systemic inflammatory response after total extraperitoneal repair and Lichtenstein repair for inguinal hernia.

Vats M, Pandey D, Saha S, Talwar N, Saurabh G, Andley M, et al.

Hernia. 2017;21:65-71. 

A Prospective Nonrandomized Study of Comparison of Perioperative and Quality of Life Outcomes of Endoscopic Versus Open Inguinal Hernia Repair: Data from a Developing Country.

Kumar A, Agrahari A, Pahwa HS, Anand A, Singh S, Kushwaha JK, et al.

J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2017;27:264-267.           

A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Quality of Life Following Endoscopic Totally Extraperitoneal (TEP) Versus Open Stoppa Inguinal Hernioplasty.

Kushwaha JK, Enny LE, Anand A, Sonkar AA, Kumar A, Pahwa HS.

Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2017;27:257-261.

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HerniaSurge Group.

Hernia. 2018;22:1-165.                  

Single incision multiport versus conventional laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair: A matched comparison.

Rajapandian S, Bhushan C, Sabnis SC, Jain M, Raj PP, Parathasarthi R, et al.

J Minim Access Surg. 2018;14:44-51.

Totally Extraperitoneal Repair in Inguinal Hernia: More Than a Decade’s Experience at a Tertiary Care Hospital.

Krishna A, Bansal VK, Misra MC, Prajapati O, Kumar S.

Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2019;29:247-251.

Extended totally extraperitoneal repair (eTEP) for ventral hernias: Short-term results from a single centre.

Baig SJ, Priya P.

J Minim Access Surg. 2019;15:198-203.

A prospective randomized comparison of sexual function and semen analysis following laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal (TEP) and transabdominal pre-peritoneal (TAPP) inguinal hernia repair.

Asuri K, Mohammad A, Prajapati OP, Sagar R, Kumar A, Sharma M, et al.  

Surg Endosc. 2021;35:2936-2941.

Modified port positions for totally extraperitoneal (TEP) repair for groin hernias: our experience.

Baig SJ, Priya P, Ahuja A.

Surg Endosc. 2021;35:2154-2158.

A three-arm randomized study to compare sexual functions and fertility indices following open mesh hernioplasty (OMH), laparoscopic totally extra peritoneal (TEP) and transabdominal preperitoneal (TAPP) repair of groin hernia.

Gupta S, Krishna A, Jain M, Goyal A, Kumar A, Chaturvedi P, et al

Surg Endosc. 2021;35:3077-3084. 

A prospective randomized comparison of sexual function and semen analysis following laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal (TEP) and transabdominal pre-peritoneal (TAPP) inguinal hernia repair.

Asuri K, Mohammad A, Prajapati OP, Sagar R, Kumar A, Sharma M,  et al.

Surg Endosc. 2021;35:2936-2941.

A prospective randomised control trial to compare the perioperative outcomes and ergonomic challenges between triangular versus midline port placement in total extra-peritoneal repair of uncomplicated unilateral inguinal hernia.

Singh S, Anand A, Kumar A, Pal AK, Agrawal MK, Kumar S, et al.

Surg Endosc. 2021;35:1395-1404.

Mesh fixation with fibrin glue versus tacker in laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair.

Nizam S, Saxena N, Yelamanchi R, Sana S, Kardam D.

ANZ J Surg. 2021 Aug 27. doi: 10.1111/ans.17165. 

Comparison between TAPP & Lichtenstein techniques for inguinal hernia repair: A retrospective cohort study.

Sofi J, Nazir F, Kar I, Qayum K.

Ann Med Surg (Lond). 2021 Nov 11;72:103054. doi: 10.1016/j.amsu.2021.103054.

Suturing the lax pseudosac to the Cooper’s ligament to prevent seroma in endoscopic hernia repair: A new technique.

Abraham J.

J Minim Access Surg. 2021 Dec 9. doi: 10.4103/jmas.jmas_235_21. 

Concurrent laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair and transurethral resection of prostate: Breaking with convention – A retrospective study.

Harvitkar RU, Shetty PC, Joshi A.

J Minim Access Surg. 2022;18:72-76.

Revisiting the surgical anatomy of the triangle of doom and the triangle of pain.

Gupta R, Gupta T, Kumari C, Aggarwal A, Sahni D.

Clin Anat. 2022 Apr 15. doi: 10.1002/ca.23886.

Pain After Transabdominal Preperitoneal (TAPP) or Totally Extraperitoneal (TEP) Technique for Unilateral Inguinal Hernia: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Rodha MS, Meena SP, Premi K, Sharma N, Puranik A, Chaudhary R.

Cureus. 2022 Apr 29;14(4):e24582.

Surgical outcomes of laparoscopic total extraperitoneal (TEP) inguinal hernia repair compared with Lichtenstein tension-free open mesh inguinal hernia repair: A prospective randomized study.

Shah MY, Raut P, Wilkinson TRV, Agrawal V.

Medicine (Baltimore). 2022 Jul 1;101(26):e29746. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000029746.

A newer method of seroma reduction by fenestration of pseudo-sac during laparoscopic repair of direct inguinal hernia: A randomised, controlled pilot study.

Lodha M, Meena SP, Parihar YK, Badkur M, Puranik AK, Kompally PV.

J Minim Access Surg. 2022 Jul 6. doi: 10.4103/jmas.jmas_391_21.

A comparative analysis of trans-abdominal pre-peritoneal repair in uncomplicated vs complicated inguinal hernia repair.

Prakash Prajapati O, Krishna A, Rai SK, S K, Kumar S, Misra MC, Bansal VK.

Asian J Endosc Surg. 2023 Jan 13. doi: 10.1111/ases.13163. Online ahead of print.

Endoscopic totally extraperitoneal repair for groin hernia: Experience from a tertiary care centre.

Khan WF, Rathore YS, Aggarwal S, Chumber S, Arumugaswamy PR, Moin Baig KA, Patidar A, Rai SK.

J Minim Access Surg. 2023 Jan-Mar;19(1):107-111.

Endolaparoscopic inguinal hernia repair: safe, feasible and the way forward.

Anil S.

Hernia. 2023 Mar 27. doi: 10.1007/s10029-023-02759-2. 

Quadratus lumborum block vs. transversus abdominis plane block in laparoscopic trans-abdominal pre-peritoneal repair of inguinal hernia in adults: A randomised controlled trial.

Roy A, Bhoi D, Chhabra A, Mohan VK, Darlong V, Prasad G.

Indian J Anaesth. 2023;67:207-215.

A Comparative Evaluation of Extended Total Extraperitoneal Repair Versus Standard Total Extraperitoneal Repair and Transabdominal Preperitoneal Repair of Inguinal Hernias.

Srivastava NK, Yadav AS, Sinha R.

JSLS. 2023 Apr-Jun;27(2):e2023.00004.

An Observational Comparative Study of the Impact of Accidental Pneumoperitoneum in Understanding the Learning Curve for Totally Extraperitoneal and Extended Totally Extraperitoneal Inguinal Hernia Repair.

Bilaskar R, Thorat S, Dhaigude B.

Cureus. 2023 Jun 5;15(6):e40013.

Feasibility and safety of redo laparoscopic repair of recurrent inguinal hernia following previous endolaparoscopic repair.

Shenoy KG, Makam R.

J Minim Access Surg. 2023 Sep 20. doi: 10.4103/jmas.jmas_22_23. Online ahead of print.

Enhanced view totally extraperitoneal approach: A better alternative to transabdominal preperitoneal approach for irreducible inguinoscrotal and giant inguinal hernias!

Shenoy KG.

J Minim Access Surg. 2023 Sep 20. doi: 10.4103/jmas.jmas_243_23. Online ahead of print.

Robotic Totally Extraperitoneal: An Initial Experience with Cambridge Medical Robotics Versius.

Kakkilaya HB, Ganapathi SK, Christopher PJ, Pawar J, Maharaj R, Subbiah R, Rudhramoorthy S, Chinnusamy P.

J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2023 Oct 31. doi: 10.1089/lap.2023.0282.

Perioperative complications of laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair in India: a prospective observational study.

Saini V, R AV, Rathore YS, Chumber S, Kataria K, Garg R.

J Minim Invasive Surg. 2023;26:190-197. 

Comparison of Perioperative Complication Rates of Total Extraperitoneal and Transabdominal Preperitoneal Repairs in Primary Inguinal Hernia.

Dokania MK, Ankur A, Agarwal N, Jain A, Anshu A, Singh RAK.

J West Afr Coll Surg. 2024;14:69-7.

A Long-Term Study on Recurrence, Chronic Pain, and Quality of Life in Obese Patients with Groin Hernia undergoing Laparoscopic Total Extraperitoneal Hernia Repair: Comparison between Mesh Fixation and Nonfixation Techniques.

Das SS, Das G, Naik AK, Das S, Prabhakar C, Kudagi V.

J Pharm Bioallied Sci. 2024;16(Suppl 1):S362-S364.

Telescopic dissection versus balloon dissection during laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair: A prospective randomised control trial.

Varun R, Shaikh OH, Sagar P, Vijayakumar C, Balasubramanian G, Kumbhar US.

J Minim Access Surg. 2024 May 10. doi: 10.4103/jmas.jmas_373_23.

Laparoscopic and robotic repair - ventral hernia

Laparoscopic ventral hernia repair.

Chowbey PK, Sharma A, Khullar R, Mann V, Baijal M, Vashistha A.

J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2000;10:79-84.

Laparoscopic ventral hernia repair with extraperitoneal mesh: surgical technique and early results.

Chowbey PK, Sharma A, Khullar R, Soni V, Baijal M.

Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2003;13:101-5.

Laparoscopic repair of ventral / incisional hernias.

Chowbey PK, Sharma A, Mehrotra M, Khullar R, Soni V, Baijal M.

J Minim Access Surg. 2006;2:192-8.

Comparison of laparoscopic and open repair of incisional and primary ventral hernia: results of a prospective randomized study.

Misra MC, Bansal VK, Kulkarni MP, Pawar DK.

Surg Endosc. 2006;20:1839-45.

Laparoscopic transabdominal preperitoneal repair of spigelian hernia.

Palanivelu C, Vijaykumar M, Jani KV, Rajan PS, Maheshkumaar GS, Rajapandian S.

JSLS. 2006;10:193-8.

Laparoscopic management of drain-site incisional hernias following laparotomies–a simple suture technique.

Palanivelu C, Rangarajan M, Senthilkumar R, John S, Madankumar MV.

J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2007;17:331-4.       

Laparoscopic sutured closure with mesh reinforcement of incisional hernias.

Palanivelu C, Jani KV, Senthilnathan P, Parthasarathi R, Madhankumar MV, Malladi VK.

Hernia. 2007;11:223-8.

Laparoscopic repair of incarcerated ventral abdominal wall hernias.

Shah RH, Sharma A, Khullar R, Soni V, Baijal M, Chowbey PK.

Hernia. 2008;12:457-63. 

Limited-conversion technique: a safe and viable alternative to conversion in laparoscopic ventral/incisional hernia repair.

Sharma A, Mehrotra M, Khullar R, Soni V, Baijal M, Chowbey PK.

Hernia. 2008;12:367-71.

Laparoscopic transperitoneal repair of lumbar incisional hernias: a combined suture and ‘double-mesh’ technique.

Palanivelu C, Rangarajan M, John SJ, Madankumar MV, Senthilkumar K.

Hernia. 2008;12:27-31.

Laparoscopic repair of suprapubic incisional hernias: suturing and intraperitoneal composite mesh onlay. A retrospective study.

Palanivelu C, Rangarajan M, Parthasarathi R, Madankumar MV, Senthilkumar K.

Hernia. 2008;12:251-6.

Laparoscopic repair of diastasis recti using the ‘Venetian blinds’ technique of plication with prosthetic reinforcement: a retrospective study.

Palanivelu C, Rangarajan M, Jategaonkar PA, Amar V, Gokul KS, Srikanth B.

Hernia. 2009;13:287-92.

Hernia endotrainer: results of training on self-designed hernia trainer box.

Jain M, Tantia O, Khanna S, Sen B, Sasmal PK.

J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2009;19:535-40. 

Laparoscopic repair of spigelian hernia: our experience.

Patle NM, Tantia O, Sasmal PK, Khanna S, Sen B.

J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2010;20:129-33           

Novel technique for closure of defect in laparoscopic ventral hernia repair.

Sharma D, Jindal V, Pathania OP, Thomas S.

J Minim Access Surg. 2010;6:86-8.

Laparoscopic ventral/incisional hernia repair: a single centre experience of 1,242 patients over a period of 13 years.

Sharma A, Mehrotra M, Khullar R, Soni V, Baijal M, Chowbey PK.

Hernia. 2011;15:131-9.       

Single-incision laparoscopic intraperitoneal onlay mesh hernioplasty for anterior abdominal wall hernia: A safe and feasible approach.

Roy P, De A.

J Minim Access Surg. 2011;7:37-9. 

A prospective randomized study comparing suture mesh fixation versus tacker mesh fixation for laparoscopic repair of incisional and ventral hernias.

Bansal VK, Misra MC, Kumar S, Rao YK, Singhal P, Goswami A, et al.

Surg Endosc. 2011;25:1431-8.

Does mesh shrinkage in any way depend upon the method of mesh fixation in laparoscopic incisional hernia repair?

Khan RN, Jindal V, Bansal VK, Misra MC, Kumar S.

Surg Endosc. 2011;25:1690.

Laparoscopic repair of suprapubic hernias: transabdominal partial extraperitoneal (TAPE) technique.

Sharma A, Dey A, Khullar R, Soni V, Baijal M, Chowbey PK.

Surg Endosc. 2011;25:2147-52.

Laparoscopic ventral hernia repair: a comparative study of transabdominal preperitoneal versus intraperitoneal onlay mesh repair.

Prasad P, Tantia O, Patle NM, Khanna S, Sen B.

J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2011;21:477-83.

Laparoscopic transabdominal preperitoneal repair of ventral hernia: a step towards physiological repair.

Prasad P, Tantia O, Patle NM, Khanna S, Sen B.

Indian J Surg. 2011;73:403-8.

Concomitant laparoscopic ventral hernia mesh repair and bariatric surgery: a retrospective study from a tertiary care center.

Praveen Raj P, Senthilnathan P, Kumaravel R, Rajpandian S, Rajan PS, Anand Vijay N, et al.

Obes Surg. 2012;22:685-9.

Iatrogenic enterotomy in laparoscopic ventral/incisional hernia repair: a single center experience of 2,346 patients over 17 years.

Sharma A, Khullar R, Soni V, Baijal M, Kapahi A, Najma K, et al.

Hernia. 2013;17:581-7.

Double rolling and center hitch technique for laparoscopic ventral hernia repair.

Ali A, Bhatia P, Kalhan S, Khetan M, John S, Bindal V.

J Minim Access Surg. 2013;9:95-8.

Laparoscopic management of Spigelian hernias.

Rath A, Bhatia P, Kalhan S, John S, Khetan M, Bindal V, et al.

Asian J Endosc Surg. 2013;6:253-6.          

Intra Peritoneal Polypropylene Mesh and Newer Meshes in Ventral Hernia Repair: What EBM Says?

Ramakrishna HK, Lakshman K.

Indian J Surg. 2013;75:346-51. 

Laparoscopic management of nonmidline ventral hernia.

Lal R, Sharma D, Hazrah P, Kumar P, Borgharia S, Agarwal A.

J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2014;24:445-50.

Concomitant laparoscopic intraperitoneal onlay mesh repair with other clean contaminated procedures-study of feasibility and safety.

Praveen Raj P, Ganesh MK, Senthilnathan P, Parthasarathi R, Rajapandian S, Palanivelu C.

J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2015;25:33-6.

Comparison of Absorbable Versus Nonabsorbable Tackers in Terms of Long-term Outcomes, Chronic Pain, and Quality of Life After Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair: A Randomized Study.

Bansal VK, Asuri K, Panaiyadiyan S, Kumar S, Subramaniam R, Ramachandran R, et al.

Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2016;26:476-483.

A single-centre experience of relaparoscopy in complications of laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair-feasibility and outcomes.

Ramakrishnan P, Bansal S, Deuri B, Subbiah R, Palanisamy S, Palanivelu PR, et al.

Surg Endosc. 2016;30:2308-14

Concomitant Bariatric Surgery with Laparoscopic Intra-peritoneal Onlay Mesh Repair for Recurrent Ventral Hernias in Morbidly Obese Patients: an Evolving Standard of Care.

Praveenraj P, Gomes RM, Kumar S, Senthilnathan P, Parthasarathi R, Rajapandian S, et al.

Obes Surg. 2016;26:1191-4.

Previously implanted intra-peritoneal mesh increases morbidity during re-laparoscopy: a retrospective, case-matched cohort study.

Sharma A, Chowbey P, Kantharia NS, Baijal M, Soni V, Khullar R.

Hernia. 2018;22:343-351.       

A novel approach using the enhanced-view totally extraperitoneal (eTEP) technique for laparoscopic retromuscular hernia repair.

Belyansky I, Daes J, Radu VG, Balasubramanian R, Reza Zahiri H, Weltz AS, et al.

Surg Endosc. 2018;32:1525-1532. 

Laparoscopic management of recurrent ventral hernia: an experience of 222 patients.

Dey S, Parthasarathi R, Sabnis SC, Jain R, Praveen Raj P, Senthilnathan P, Rajapandian S, Palanivelu C.

Hernia. 2019;23:927-934.        

Morbid obesity with ventral hernia: is concomitant bariatric surgery with laparoscopic ventral hernia mesh repair the best approach? An experience of over 150 cases.

Praveen Raj P, Bhattacharya S, Saravana Kumar S, Parthasarathi R, Cumar B, Palanivelu C.

Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2019;15:1098-1103.

Laparoscopic modified lateral transabdominal preperitoneal approach for Spigelian hernia repair: An easier approach to a rare condition.

Naik A, Mandovra P, Patankar RV.

Asian J Endosc Surg. 2020;13:397-401.

Hybrid approach for ventral incisional hernias of the abdominal wall: A systematic review of the literature.

Sharma A, Sinha C, Baijal M, Soni V, Khullar R, Chowbey P.

J Minim Access Surg. 2021;17:7-13.

Management of ventral hernia in patients with BMI > 30 Kg/m(2): outcomes based on an institutional algorithm.

Baig SJ, Priya P.

Hernia. 2021;25:689-699.

A prospective randomized controlled study to compare the efficacy and safety of barbed sutures versus standard fixation techniques using tackers in laparoscopic ventral and incisional hernia repair.

Shankaran R, Shikha Mishra D, Kumar V, Bandyopadhyay K.

Med J Armed Forces India. 2023;79:72-79.

Patient-reported outcomes of laparoscopic versus robotic primary ventral and incisional hernia repair: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Dixit R, Prajapati OP, Krishna A, Rai SK, Prasad M, Bansal VK.

Hernia. 2023 Jan 6. doi: 10.1007/s10029-022-02733-4.

A randomised control trial study of early post-operative pain and intraoperative surgeon workload following laparoscopic mesh repair of midline ventral hernia by enhanced-view totally extraperitoneal and intraperitoneal onlay mesh plus approach.

Choudhary A, Ali S, Siddiqui AA, Rattu PK, Pusuluri R.

J Minim Access Surg. 2023;19:427-432. 

Robotic hernia repair with the novel HUGO robot system – An initial experience from a tertiary centre.

Jebakumar SGS, Swain SK, Munikrishnan V, Jayapal L, Kumar RS, Baskaran A, Tasgaonkar S, Srivatsan S.

J Minim Access Surg. 2024 Feb 9. doi: 10.4103/jmas.jmas_193_23. 

A randomized controlled trial on the effectiveness of laparoscopic-guided transversus abdominis plane block in patients undergoing laparoscopic IPOM plus.

Nalankilli VP, Christopher PJ, Motati H, Balasubramanian S, Ganapathi SK, Natesan AV, Chinnusamy P.

Hernia. 2024 Mar 23. doi: 10.1007/s10029-024-03016-w.

Ventral hernia repair in India: a Delphi consensus.

Chowbey P, Wadhawan R, Subramanian D, Bhandarkar D, Gandhi J, Kumari KL, Baijal M, Khetan M, Kathalagiri MS, Khandelwal P, Lal P, Dasgupta P, Balachandran P, Dave S, Baig SJ, Soni V.

Hernia. 2024 May 9. doi: 10.1007/s10029-024-03062-4. 

Endoscopic AWR and newer techniques of ventral hernia repair

Laparoscopic Trans-Abdominal Retromuscular (TARM) Repair for Ventral Hernia: A Novel, Low-Cost Technique for Sublay and Posterior Component Separation.

Masurkar AA.

World J Surg. 2020;44:1081-1085. 

Endoscopic Pre-aponeurotic Repair (EPAR) Technique with Meshplasty for Treatment of Ventral Hernia and Rectus Abdominis Diastasis.

Gandhi JA, Shinde P, Kothari B, et al.  

Indian J Surg. 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12262-020-02189-9

Totally extraperitoneal (e-TEP) repair versus laparoscopic intraperitoneal onlay mesh (IPOM) plus repair for ventral hernia.

Kumar N, Palanisamy NV, Parthasarathi R, Sabnis SC, Nayak SK, Palanivelu C.

Surg Endosc. 2021;35:5072-5077

Extended View: Totally Extra Peritoneal (e-TEP) Approach for Ventral and Incisional Hernia-Early results from a single center.

Prakhar G, Parthasarathi R, Cumar B, Subbaiah R, Nalankilli VP, Praveen Raj P, et al.

Surg Endosc. 2021;35:2005-2013.

Comparison of efficacy and safety of the enhanced-view totally extraperitoneal (eTEP) and transabdominal (TARM) minimal access techniques for retromuscular placement of prosthesis in the treatment of irreducible midline ventral hernia.

Rege SA, Churiwala JJ, A Kaderi AS, Kshirsagar KF, Dalvi AN.

J Minim Access Surg. 2021;17:519-524.

e-TEP repair for midline primary and incisional hernia: technical considerations and initial experience.

Khetan M, Dey A, Bindal V, Suviraj J, Mittal T, Kalhan S, et al.

Hernia. 2021 Apr 7. doi: 10.1007/s10029-021-02397-6. 

Signs and landmarks in eTEP Rives-Stoppa repair of ventral hernias.

Ramana B, Arora E, Belyansky I.

Hernia. 2021;25:545-550.

Trocar insertion in enhanced-view totally extra-peritoneal (eTEP) repair of inguinal hernias.

Mahadar R, Arora E.

J Minim Access Surg. 2021;17:580-583. 

Endolaparoscopic retromuscular repair of smaller midline ventral hernias-too much for too little?

Sharma A.

Hernia. 2021;25:561-562.

Comparison of extended totally extra peritoneal (eTEP) vs intra peritoneal onlay mesh (IPOM) repair for management of primary and incisional hernia in terms of early outcomes and cost effectiveness-a randomized controlled trial.

Jain M, Krishna A, Prakash O, Kumar S, Sagar R, Ramachandran R, Bansal VK.

Surg Endosc. 2022 Mar 11. doi: 10.1007/s00464-022-09180-3.

A Novel Modification of Subcutaneous Onlay Endoscopic Repair of Midline Ventral Hernias With Diastasis Recti: An Indian Experience.

Shinde PH, Chakravarthy V, Karvande R, Mahadik K, Gandhi J.

Cureus. 2022 Jun 16;14(6):e26004. doi: 10.7759/cureus.26004. eCollection 2022 Jun.

Novel Technique of Laparoscopic e-TEP (Extended View Totally Extraperitoneal Repair) for Umbilical Hernia at a Tertiary Care Centre of Eastern India: a Case Series.

Kumar N, Jaiswal P, Sinha N, Pankaj D, Bhushan V, Jha PK, Muni S.

Maedica (Bucur). 2022;17:329-335. 

MIS retromuscular repair of lateral incisional hernia: technological deliberations and short-term outcome.

Khetan M, Kalhan S, John S, Sethi D, Kannaujiya P, Ramana B.

Hernia. 2022 Sep 10. doi: 10.1007/s10029-022-02671-1.

Analysis of ‘enhanced-view totally extra-peritoneal’ (eTEP) approach for ventral hernia: Early results.

Mishra A, Jabbal HS, Nar AS, Mangla R.

J Minim Access Surg. 2022 Oct 6. doi: 10.4103/jmas.jmas_129_22. 

LTBAs in Hernia Surgery: Learning from History.

Ramana B, Kalikar VR.

World J Surg. 2022 Oct 17. doi: 10.1007/s00268-022-06792-7.

“Modified Three-Port Technique” of extended totally extra-peritoneal Rives-Stoppa (eTEP-RS) repair for midline ventral hernias. 

Shenoy G, Karthik AS, Ramesh B., Sandeep D. 

Indian J Surg (2023). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12262-023-03691-6.

Laparoscopic subcutaneous onlay mesh repair for ventral hernia: Our early experience.

Makam R, Chamany T, Nagur B, Bilchod SS, Kulkarni A.


J Minim Access Surg. 2023;19:223-226. 

Strategies for closing the posterior rectus sheath during enhanced view totally extraperitoneal Rives-Stoppa repair.

Baig SJ, Gandhi JA, Gajjar AP, Priya P, Sane D.

J Minim Access Surg. 2023 Sep 14. doi: 10.4103/jmas.jmas_177_23.

Analysis of ‘enhanced-view totally extra-peritoneal’ (eTEP) approach for ventral hernia: Early results.

Mishra A, Jabbal HS, Nar AS, Mangla R.

J Minim Access Surg. 2023;19:361-370.

Laparoscopic modified e-tep repair of concomitant inguinal and ventral hernias.

Dasgupta P, Kathiravan B, Pai A, Niranjan R.

Hernia. 2024 May 10. doi: 10.1007/s10029-024-03066-0.

Laparoscopic repair - parastomal hernia

Laparoscopic parastomal hernia repair: A modified technique of mesh placement in Sugarbaker procedure.

Rege S, Singh A, Rewatkar A, Murugan J, Menezes R, Surpam S, et al.

J Minim Access Surg. 2019;15:224-228.

Modified laparoscopic keyhole plus repair to manage a parastomal hernia: A single-center experience.

Rajapandian S, Jankar SV, Kakkilaya H, Sabnis S, Ramkrishana P, Palanivelu P, et al.

Asian J Endosc Surg. 2020;13:77-82.


Laparoscopic repair - diaphragmatic and hiatus hernia

Laparoscopic repair of diaphragmatic hernias: experience of six cases.

Wadhwa A, Surendra JB, Sharma A, Khullar R, Soni V, Baijal M, et al.

Asian J Surg. 2005;28:145-50. 

Laparoscopic repair of parahiatal hernias with mesh: a retrospective study.

Palanivelu C, Rangarajan M, Jategaonkar PA, Parthasarathi R, Balu K.

Hernia. 2008;12:521-5.

Laparoscopic management of large hiatus hernia with mesh cruroplasty.

Chowbey PK, Mittal T, Dey A, Sharma A, Khullar R, Soni V, Baijal M.

Indian J Surg. 2008;70:296-302. 

Laparoscopic repair of adult diaphragmatic hernias and eventration with primary sutured closure and prosthetic reinforcement: a retrospective study.

Palanivelu C, Rangarajan M, Rajapandian S, Amar V, Parthasarathi R.

Surg Endosc. 2009;23:978-85. 

Laparoscopic Repair of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia in Adults.

Saroj SK, Kumar S, Afaque Y, Bhartia AK, Bhartia, VK 

Minimally invasive surgery, 2016, 9032380.

Quantitative assessment of crural closure for laparoscopic anti-reflux surgeries: A novel technique to reduce post-operative dysphagia.

Mandovra P, Kalikar V, Patankar RV.

J Minim Access Surg. 2021;17:458-461.

Laparoscopic Repair of Acute Post-Esophagectomy Diaphragmatic Herniation Following Minimal Access Esophagectomy.

Thammineedi SR, Raju K, Patnaik SC, Saksena AR, Iyer RR, Sudhir R, Rayani BK, Smith LM, Are C, Nusrath S.

Indian J Surg Oncol. 2021;12:729-736. 

Post-Esophagectomy Hiatal Hernia: A Case Series.

Jain V, Soni SC, Varshney P, Varshney VK, Selvakumar B.

Cureus. 2023 Jan 1;15(1):e33214. doi: 10.7759/cureus.33214.