Reply To: Marcy Repair

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The Marcy repair is a great option for children and women with very small inguinal hernias. It’s an old technique that has been around for over 50 years. I use it in specifically those situations. It is not appropriate for direct inguinal hernias or in most male hernias.

I believe Dr Kang’s repair for indirect inguinal hernias is a modified Marcy repair as well.

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