Open Inguinal Hernia Repair Trainer with CD-ROM

Producer: Limbs & Things, Ltd.

The Open Inguinal Hernia Repair Trainer provides training opportunities for the repair of both direct and indirect hernia, performed under local anesthetic. It allows practice of essential hands-on skills and techniques for each stage of the procedure. Accompanying the trainer is a multimedia CD-ROM for self-directed learning.


  • Repair of direct and indirect inguinal hernias involving:
  • Recognition of anatomical landmarks and tissue planes
  • Preparing the operating field
  • Local anesthesia and abdominal access
  • Dissection of the spermatic cord
  • Hernia reduction
  • Mesh sizing and placement
  • Mesh fixation
  • Closure



  • Detailed anatomy incorporating:

         -abdominal wall with the groin crease marked onto it

          -muscle layers (external oblique, transversalis and internal oblique together with transversalis fascia)
          -spermatic cord, with ilio-inguinal nerve, containing:
          -testicular vessels, vas deferens, indirect hernia and genital branch of the genitor femoral nerve
          -inguinal ligament

  • Hernia Blocks are quick and easy to replace during training courses
  • Durable, long-lasting base
  • Clamps are provided to stabilize the product when in use
  • Supplied in a durable plastic carry case
  • Compact and portable


  • A self-directed program enabling trainees to learn the process of hernia repair
  • Contains a step-by-step approach for both direct and indirect hernia repair, including:

        -patient selection

       - coverage of instruments and materials
       -illustration to promote anatomical understanding
       -clinical video of the procedure
        -video of a complete hernia repair procedure performed on the model


Package Contents:

  • 1 Open Hernia Blocks (Pack of 2) 60399 (Includes 2 simulated meshes)
  • 1 Open Inguinal Hernia Location Plate 60429
  • 1 Procedure Base 60425
  • 1 Open Inguinal Hernia Repair CD-ROM 60428
  • 2 benchtop clamps

Replacement Parts:

  • Open Inguinal Hernia Blocks & Simulated Meshes (Pack of 2)
  • Open Inguinal Hernia Repair Location Plate
  • Open Inguinal Hernia Repair Program CD-ROM
  • Procedure base

Price: $485.00 (Part 60427)

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