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Chaput's method

Alternative eponyms

  • Chaput's process

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Method used to complete the treatment of a crural hernia.

Description

Also known as Chaput's process. Method used to complete the treatment of a crural hernia. Consists of closing the ring (if very dilated) by a costal cartilage

French description: Procédé de Chaput. Méthode employée pour compléter la cure radicale d’une hernie crurale; elle consiste dans l'obturation de l'anneau, quand il est très dilaté, par un cartilage costal.

We thank Joseph Constantin, France, for information submitted.

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