What are the surgical treatment options for inguinal hernias?

Updated: Jul 23, 2019
  • Author: Assar A Rather, MBBS, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: John Geibel, MD, DSc, MSc, AGAF  more...
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Answer

Surgical options depend on type and location of hernia. Basic types of inguinal hernia repair include the following:

  • Bassini repair
  • Shouldice repair
  • Cooper repair
  • Simple inguinal hernia repair in children

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