Pediatric Open Right Inguinal Herniorrhaphy: The Alvear Technique with High Ligation and Internal Ring Repair
St. Catarina Hospital, Honduras
Domingo Alvear, MD
Founder, World Surgical Foundation
Yoko Young Sang, MD
Louisiana State University Shreveport
In this case, Dr. Alvear performs an open right inguinal herniorrhaphy on a 1-year-old male using his own technique involving high ligation of the hernia sac and internal ring repair. This was filmed during a surgical mission in Honduras with the World Surgical Foundation.