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STEPS OF THE OPERATION:

Skin cut for 2-3 inches to expose the ext. obl. apo. (EOA)

EOA cut to expose ing. canal and hernia sac excised

Upper leaf sutured to ing. lig.

Incision taken in sutured leaf

EOA strip is seperated

Upper border of strip stitched to muscle arch to form new floor

Ing. canal closed

Absorbable subcuticular stitch

Scar after 8 days

Thin EOA can be used effectively Separated fibers of EOA & large dilated sup. ring is no bar for this repair if few tiny loop sutures taken to keep separated fibers together