The bulging inguinal floor was imbricated, suturing the falx to the iliopubic tract using 2-0 polypropylene. The purpose of this maneuver was to control the bulge and allow easier mesh placement. When this maneuver alone is sufficient to repair the defect, it is known as a modified Bassini repair (see iliopubic tract repair). In this case it was not considered sufficient.
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