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Commentary on Transabdominal Preperitoneal (TAPP) vs. Totally Extraperitoneal (TEP) for Laparoscopic Hernia Repair: A Meta-Analysis

Feng Xian Wei, You Cheng Zhang

For current less-invasive hernia repair study, operation method and repair material were the most important issues [1]. Our study reviewed the current evidence and concluded an advantage of TAPP in clinical feasibility with comparable efficacy compared with TEP. In their correspondence they raised 2 questions in trial quality assessment and combined model, to which we would reply as follows.