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The efficacy of absorbable versus non-absorbable fixation in laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal (tep) repair of large inguinal hernias.

Asian J Surg 2019 Feb 14. Epub 2019 Feb 14.

Minimally Invasive Surgical Centre, University Surgical Cluster, National University Hospital, Singapore.

Background/objective: Our study aims to compare clinical outcomes of laparoscopic Totally Extra-peritoneal (TEP) repair with mesh fixation in large inguinal hernias using titanium versus absorbable tacks.

Methods: This is a case control study of patients who underwent laparoscopic TEP repair with mesh fixation of large inguinal hernias in our institution from 2010 to 2015. In all patients a standard 10 × 15 cm large-pore polypropylene mesh was used and a standardized fixation technique was followed. Read More

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February 2019

Mechanisms of age and race differences in receiving minimally invasive inguinal hernia repair.

Surg Endosc 2019 Feb 14. Epub 2019 Feb 14.

Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, 2800 Plymouth Road, Building 16, 1st Floor, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109, USA.

Background: Black patients and older adults are less likely to receive minimally invasive hernia repair. These differences by race and age may be influenced by surgeon-specific utilization rate of minimally invasive repair. In this study, we explored the association between race, age, and surgeon utilization of minimally invasive surgery (MIS) with the likelihood of receiving MIS inguinal hernia repair. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00464-019-06695-0DOI Listing
February 2019

Laparoscopic versus lichtenstein hernioplasty for inguinal hernias: a systematic review and Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 2019 Feb 14:1-8. Epub 2019 Feb 14.

a Department of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery, Beijing Chaoyang Hospital , Capital Medical University , Beijing , China.

Background: This meta-analysis aimed to explore the safety and efficacy of Lichtenstein versus laparoscopic hernioplasty for inguinal hernias based on eligible randomized controlled trials (RCTs).

Material And Methods: We searched several electronic databases to identify eligible studies based on the index words updated to March 2018.We also searched related publication sources and only included eligible RCTs in the current analysis. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13645706.2019.1569534DOI Listing
February 2019
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Comparison of early and long term outcomes of open Lichtenstein repair and totally extraperitoneal herniorrhaphy for primary inguinal hernias

Turk J Med Sci 2019 Feb 11;49(1):38-41. Epub 2019 Feb 11.

Background/aim: Inguinal hernia repair is one of the most common surgical procedures worldwide. There is still controversy over which method has the best postoperative results. The aim of this study was to compare early and late postoperative results of laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal herniorrhaphy (TEP) and open Lichtenstein herniorrhaphy (OLR). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3906/sag-1803-94DOI Listing
February 2019

SYSTEMIZATION OF LAPAROSCOPIC INGUINAL HERNIA REPAIR (TAPP) BASED ON A NEW ANATOMICAL CONCEPT: INVERTED Y AND FIVE TRIANGLES.

Arq Bras Cir Dig 2019 Feb 7;32(1):e1426. Epub 2019 Feb 7.

Department of Surgery, Hospital das Clínicas, Botucatu Medical School, Botucatu, SP, Brazil).

Background: Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair has been shown to be superior than open repairs with faster return to daily activities and decrease in the occurrence of chronic pain. However, higher direct costs and mandatory use of general anesthesia are arguments against their use. In addition, increased complexity of surgery resulting from an anatomy that is unusual to general surgeons prevents the widespread adoption of laparoscopic approach. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0102-672020180001e1426DOI Listing
February 2019
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Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair Using ProGrip™ Self-Fixating Mesh: Technical Learning Curve and Mid-Term Outcomes.

Surg Technol Int 2019 Feb 11;34. Epub 2019 Feb 11.

Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship, Associate Professor of Surgery, Northeast Ohio Medical University, Summa Health, Akron, OH.

Purpose: Self-fixating mesh has been introduced to further improve the quality results already seen with laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair. An observational study was undertaken to evaluate the technical learning curve and mid-term outcomes associated with the use of ProGrip™ (Medtronic, Minneapolis, MN, USA) laparoscopic self-fixating mesh in transabdominal preperitoneal (TAPP) inguinal herniorrhaphy.

Methods: Patients who underwent elective laparoscopic TAPP inguinal herniorrhaphy by a single surgeon using ProGrip™ laparoscopic self-fixating mesh within a one-year period were studied. Read More

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February 2019

A Comparison of Outcomes between Lichtenstein and Laparoscopic Transabdominal Preperitoneal Hernioplasty for Recurrent Inguinal Hernia.

Am Surg 2018 Nov;84(11):1774-1780

There remain concerns about the optimal technique for repairing recurrent inguinal hernias because of the high risks of complications and recurrence. The aim of this study was to compare Lichtenstein hernioplasty with the transabdominal preperitoneal (TAPP) laparoscopic technique in the treatment of recurrent inguinal hernias. One hundred twenty-two patients who underwent surgery for recurrent inguinal hernia were prospectively randomized to receive either Lichtenstein (n = 63) or TAPP (n = 59) hernioplasty between January 2010 and December 2014. Read More

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November 2018

Coagulation and deep vein flow changes following laparoscopic total extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair: a single-center, prospective cohort study.

Surg Endosc 2019 Feb 11. Epub 2019 Feb 11.

Department of General Surgery, Shanghai Tongren Hospital, JiaoTong University School of Medicine, 1111 Xianxia Road, Shanghai, 200336, China.

Background And Purpose: Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a serious complication encountered in surgical practice. The purpose of this study was to identify changes in coagulation status and deep vein flow parameters, within 24 h postoperatively, for patients undergoing laparoscopic total extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair (TEP).

Methods: For 144 patients undergoing TEP, coagulation markers including prothrombin time (PT), partial thromboplastin time, thrombin time, D-dimer, fibrinogen, fibrin degradation products (FDP), and international normalized ratio (INR) were monitored preoperatively and in the first morning postoperatively. Read More

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February 2019
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Reliability of Preoperative Inguinal Sonography for Evaluating Patency of Processus Vaginalis in Pediatric Inguinal Hernia Patients.

Int J Med Sci 2019 1;16(2):247-252. Epub 2019 Jan 1.

Department of Surgery, Konkuk University Chungju Hospital, Chungju, Republic of Korea.

: Among childhood illnesses requiring surgery, inguinal hernia is the most common entity. Pediatric inguinal hernia has been traditionally operated through a small incision in the inguinal region. Contralateral metachronous inguinal hernia has been the topic of discussion in pediatric surgeon's domain for a long time. Read More

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http://www.medsci.org/v16p0247.htm
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http://dx.doi.org/10.7150/ijms.28730DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6367528PMC
January 2019
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The Use of Prosthetic Mesh in the Emergency Management of Acute Incarcerated Inguinal Hernias.

Surg Innov 2019 Feb 8:1553350619828900. Epub 2019 Feb 8.

1 Beijing Chao-Yang Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China.

Introduction: Tension-free hernia repair has been regarded as a gold standard treatment for selected inguinal hernias, but the use of prosthetic mesh in acute incarcerated inguinal hernias is controversial. Our study focused on evaluating the safety and efficacy of the prosthetic mesh repair for emergency cases.

Methods: Patients with acute incarcerated inguinal hernias who underwent emergency prosthetic mesh repair during 2009 to 2014 at our department were included. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1553350619828900DOI Listing
February 2019
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Intraoperative adjunctive techniques to reduce seroma formation in laparoscopic inguinal hernioplasty: a systematic review.

Authors:
J Li W Gong Q Liu

Hernia 2019 Feb 8. Epub 2019 Feb 8.

Department of General Surgery, Affiliated Zhongda Hospital, Southeast University, Nanjing, 210009, China.

Background: Seroma formation is the most common postoperative complication after laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair. Recurrence and seroma formation may be difficult to distinguish. Many adjunctive techniques with which to reduce the incidence of seroma formation after laparoscopic inguinal repair have been described in the literature; however, the evidence for using intraoperative adjunctive techniques is limited. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10029-019-01903-1DOI Listing
February 2019
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Incidence, predictive factors and preventive measures for inguinal hernia following robotic and laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: A systematic review.

J Urol 2019 Feb 4. Epub 2019 Feb 4.

Chris O'Brien Lifehouse none to declare Chris O'Brien Lifehouse Chris O'Brien Lifehouse Chris O'Brien Lifehouse Chris O'Brien Lifehouse Chris O'Brien Lifehouse Chris O'Brien Lifehouse Chris O'Brien Lifehouse Chris O'Brien Lifehouse.

Purpose: Inguinal hernia is a known sequalae of radical prostatectomy which contributes to patient morbidity and healthcare expenditure. This systematic review evaluates the incidence of inguinal hernias associated with minimally invasive radical prostatectomy, in addition to predictive factors and preventative measures.

Materials And Methods: A search of PubMed and EMBASE was conducted, between 2000 and February 2018. Read More

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February 2019

Ultrasound-guided transverse abdominis plane block for ED appendicitis pain control.

Am J Emerg Med 2019 Jan 26. Epub 2019 Jan 26.

Department of Emergency Medicine/Alameda County Medical Center, Highland General Hospital, Oakland, CA 94602-1018, USA.

The ultrasound-guided transversus abdominis plane (TAP) block or TAP block is a well-established regional anesthetic block used by anesthesiologists for peri-operative pain control of the anterior abdominal wall. Multiple studies have demonstrated its utility to control pain for a range of procedures from inguinal hernia repair, laparoscopic cholecystectomies to cesarean sections [1-3]. There are no cases describing the efficacy of the ultrasound-guided TAP block in the emergency department as a part of a multimodal pain pathway for patients diagnosed with acute appendicitis. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2019.01.024DOI Listing
January 2019
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Robotic Inguinal Hernia Repair (TAPP)—First Experience with the New Senhance™ Robotic System.

Surg Technol Int 2019 Feb 1;34. Epub 2019 Feb 1.

Gastroenterological Surgery, Saitama Medical University, International Medical Center, Yamane, Japan, Department of General, Visceral and Vascular Surgery, Section Minimal Invasive Surgery and Robotics, St. Marien - Krankenhaus, Siegen, Germany.

Introduction: This retrospective study was performed to evaluate the safety and feasibility of the new Senhance™ Robotic System (TransEnterix Inc., Morrisville, North Carolina) for inguinal hernia repairs using the transabdominal preperitoneal approach.

Materials And Methods: From March to September 2017, 76 inguinal hernia repairs in 64 patients were performed using the Senhance™ Robotic System. Read More

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February 2019
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The clinical significance of an incidentally detected open internal inguinal ring.

J Pediatr Urol 2019 Jan 4. Epub 2019 Jan 4.

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Agios Loukas Hospital, Panorama, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Introduction And Objective: An open internal inguinal ring (IIR) may be discovered incidentally either in the context of correcting pathology involving the contralateral side or at the time of surgical exploration for reasons unrelated to a patent processus vaginalis (PPV). The aim of this study is to determine the evolution of an incidentally encountered open IIR in patients undergoing laparoscopy for reasons not associated with unilateral inguinal hernia or cryptorchidism.

Materials And Methods: The authors conducted a prospective study of all patients who underwent laparoscopic surgery in the department of pediatric surgery at Agios Loukas hospital between 2004 and 2013 for various indications. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpurol.2018.12.007DOI Listing
January 2019
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How I do it: the horizontal-bilateral unfolding method for self-gripping (Progrip™) mesh placement in laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair.

Authors:
J Li X Shao T Cheng

Hernia 2019 Jan 31. Epub 2019 Jan 31.

Department of General Surgery, Affiliated Zhongda Hospital, Southeast University, Nanjing, 210009, China.

Background: The use of the self-gripping mesh (Progrip™) during laparoscopic inguinal hernia has been proved to be effective and eliminates the need of additional fixation. However, the deployment of the self-gripping mesh is challenging due to its adhesive property. The purpose of this study was to introduce and describe an easy self-gripping mesh deployment method in laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10029-019-01896-xDOI Listing
January 2019
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Mesh migration following abdominal hernia repair: a comprehensive review.

Hernia 2019 Jan 30. Epub 2019 Jan 30.

VA North Texas Health Care System, 4500 South Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX, 75216, USA.

Purpose: This study reviewed the literature regarding mesh migration in abdominal hernia repair. The aim of this study is to interrogate incidence, common type of abdominal hernia repair leading to migration, patterns of mesh migration, and materials associated with migration.

Methods: A comprehensive literature review was conducted. Read More

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s10029-019-01898-9
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January 2019
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A rare cause of bowel obstruction post laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair.

ANZ J Surg 2019 Jan 30. Epub 2019 Jan 30.

Department of Colorectal Surgery, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ans.15069DOI Listing
January 2019
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Laparoscopic Mesh Repair of Bilateral Obturator Hernias Post-Peritoneal Dialysis.

Perit Dial Int 2019 Jan-Feb;39(1):95-97

St. Paul's Hospital, Department of General Surgery, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Abdominal wall hernias are prevalent in patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis (PD). Obturator hernias, first described by Arnaud de Ronsil in 1724, are an uncommon type of hernia where intra-abdominal contents protrude through the obturator foramen. The following case highlights a rare presentation of bilateral obturator hernias with right femoral and inguinal hernia in an 82-year-old woman post-PD. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3747/pdi.2018.00203DOI Listing
January 2019
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A study of contralateral persistent processus vaginalis in laparoscopic hernia repair in children.

Hernia 2019 Jan 24. Epub 2019 Jan 24.

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Severance Children's Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 50-1 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, 03722, Republic of Korea.

Purpose: The introduction of laparoscopy for hernia repair permits intra-abdominal observation of a hernia and contralateral persistent processus vaginalis (CPPV). The current study's aim was to investigate the diameter of opening of an inguinal hernia and CPPV in patients with unilateral inguinal hernia, and to evaluate their correlation with age.

Methods: From September 2012 to August 2017, 569 pediatric patients underwent laparoscopic repair of unilateral inguinal hernia. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10029-019-01895-yDOI Listing
January 2019
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Effect of Previous Lower Abdominal Surgery on Outcomes Following Totally Extraperitoneal (TEP) Inguinal Hernia Repair.

Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2019 Jan 22. Epub 2019 Jan 22.

Department of Surgery (A), Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf, Duesseldorf.

Background: Previous lower abdominal surgery is generally considered as a relative contraindication for laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal (TEP) inguinal hernia repair. Our objective was to investigate the feasibility and safety of TEP repair in patients with a history of lower abdominal surgery.

Materials And Methods: A retrospective analysis of 301 patients with inguinal hernia who underwent elective laparoscopic TEP repair between August 2010 and August 2014 was conducted. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLE.0000000000000633DOI Listing
January 2019
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Laparoscopic Treatment of Inguinal Ovarian Hernia in Female Infants and Children: Standardizing the Technique.

J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2019 Jan 24. Epub 2019 Jan 24.

1 Pediatric Surgery Unit, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Federico II University of Naples, Naples, Italy.

Background: Sliding indirect inguinal hernias containing ovary are not uncommon in girls. We reported our experience with laparoscopic treatment of inguinal ovarian hernias in female infants and children with the aim to standardize the surgical technique.

Methods: The medical records of all girls who underwent laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair in our unit over the past 5 years were retrospectively reviewed. Read More

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https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/lap.2018.0630
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January 2019
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[Traumatic bicycle handlebar hernia in a child].

Ugeskr Laeger 2018 Feb;180(8)

Traumatic abdominal wall hernia in children caused by a bicycle handlebar is a rare injury. This is a case report of a 15-year-old boy with a traumatic hernia in the right groin, where a physical examination revealed a small bulge in the right inguinal region, and an ultrasonography confirmed the diagnosis. The condition was initially treated conservatively. Read More

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February 2018
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Developing minimally invasive procedure quality metrics: one step at a time.

Surg Endosc 2019 Mar 22;33(3):679-683. Epub 2019 Jan 22.

University of Massachusetts Medical School - Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA.

Background: Despite extensive first-hand surgical experience, rank and file members of surgical societies are generally not trained in and have not therefore been included in surgical quality measure development. The purpose of this exercise was to determine if a structured quality metric design tool could bridge this gap, facilitating rapid development of focused quality metrics by minimally invasive surgeon attendees of the April 2018 SAGES Annual Meeting.

Methods: Expert minimally invasive surgeons attended a 90-min workshop with didactic and interactive quality metric design sessions during the Annual Meeting. Read More

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s00464-019-06661-w
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March 2019
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Inguinal hernia repair in Nigeria: a survey of surgical trainees.

Hernia 2019 Jan 17. Epub 2019 Jan 17.

Department of Surgery, Jos University Teaching Hospital, P.M.B 2076, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria.

Purpose: Africa's inguinal hernia burden is high with large numbers of untreated hernias. Mesh repair is recommended in developed countries, but the best repair in developing countries is unknown. Little is known about knowledge and practice of surgeons in Nigeria performing inguinal hernia repair. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10029-019-01885-0DOI Listing
January 2019
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The learning curve of laparoscopic percutaneous extraperitoneal closure (LPEC) for inguinal hernia: protocoled training in a single center for six pediatric surgical trainees.

BMC Surg 2019 Jan 14;19(1). Epub 2019 Jan 14.

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Seirei Hamamatsu General Hospital, Shizuoka, Japan.

Background: Laparoscopic percutaneous extraperitoneal closure (LPEC) has become a common procedure for repairing inguinal hernia. As a laparoscopic approach, pediatric surgical trainees require more training to learn LPEC than a traditional open approach. This study aimed to clarify the experience needed to acquire the skill to perform LPEC adequately. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12893-019-0470-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6332850PMC
January 2019
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Efficacy of Single-incision Laparoscopic Totally Extraperitoneal Inguinal Hernia Repair for Overweight or Obese Patients.

Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2019 Jan 11. Epub 2019 Jan 11.

Department of Surgery, Kinki Central Hospital, Kurumaduka, Itami, Hyogo, Japan.

Aim: To evaluate the efficacy of single-incision laparoscopic surgery for totally extraperitoneal repair in overweight or obese patients.

Materials And Methods: For outcome analyses, patients were subdivided by body mass index (BMI) as normal-weight (18.5≤BMI<25 kg/m), overweight (25≤BMI<30 kg/m) or obese (≥30 kg/m) and compared. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLE.0000000000000628DOI Listing
January 2019
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Laparoscopy Versus Open Incarcerated Inguinal Hernia Repair in Octogenarians: Single-Center Experience With World Review.

Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2019 Jan 11. Epub 2019 Jan 11.

Department of Liver Transplantation and Laparoscopic Surgery, Digestive Vascular Surgery Center.

Objectives: The clinical study is aiming to discuss the therapeutic benefit of laparoscopic hernia (LH) repair with comparing conventional open hernia (OH) repair in incarcerated hernia in octogenarians.

Materials And Methods: The clinical data of 29 octogenarian incarcerated hernia patients who underwent hernia repair from November 2013 to March 2017 were retrospectively analyzed. The variables analyzed include baseline, operation characteristics, and clinical outcomes. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLE.0000000000000629DOI Listing
January 2019
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Is Shouldice the best NON-MESH inguinal hernia repair technique? A systematic review and network metanalysis of randomized controlled trials comparing Shouldice and Desarda.

Int J Surg 2019 Feb 9;62:12-21. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Genoa, Italy. Electronic address:

Background: Current guidelines state that the Shouldice technique has lower recurrence rates than other suture repairs and therefore is strongly recommended in non-mesh inguinal hernia repair. Recently a new tissue repair technique has been proposed by Desarda and studied in trials against Lichtenstein technique.

Methods: The present study was performed according to the PRISMA Statement for Network Meta-analysis and the AMSTAR 2 checklist. Read More

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S17439191193000
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsu.2019.01.001DOI Listing
February 2019
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Laparoscopic Repair for Recurrent Bilateral Inguinal Bladder Hernia following Bilateral Transabdominal Preperitoneal Repair.

Case Rep Surg 2018 6;2018:4904093. Epub 2018 Dec 6.

Department of Surgery, Iwate Medical University, Japan.

Introduction: Although a recurrent inguinal hernia is sometimes observed as a supravesical hernia, it is extremely rare to encounter a bilateral bladder sliding hernia recurrence. In this report, we describe an extremely rare case of a recurrent bilateral supravesical bladder hernia after bilateral transabdominal preperitoneal repair (B-TAPP).

Case Presentation: A 69-year-old man visited our hospital with complaints of bilateral groin swelling and frequent voiding after B-TAPP. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2018/4904093DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6304920PMC
December 2018
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An analysis of results in a single-blinded, prospective randomized controlled trial comparing non-fixating versus self-fixating mesh for laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair.

Surg Endosc 2019 Jan 9. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, NorthShore Center for Simulation and Innovation, NorthShore University HealthSystem, 2650 Ridge Ave, Evanston, IL, 60201, USA.

Background: It remains unclear whether use of self-fixating mesh during laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair (LIHR) impacts postoperative quality of life (QoL). We hypothesize patients receiving self-fixating mesh during totally extraperitoneal (TEP) LIHR will report less pain and improved QoL compared to those receiving non-fixating mesh.

Methods: An IRB-approved, single-blinded randomized controlled trial was conducted. Read More

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s00464-018-6555-8
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January 2019
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Current status of single-port versus multi-port approach in laparoscopic inguinal hernia mesh repair: an up-to-date systematic review and meta-analysis.

Hernia 2019 Jan 7. Epub 2019 Jan 7.

Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Larissa, Mezourlo, 41110, Larissa, Greece.

A meta-analysis was conducted to provide an up-to-date comparison of single-port and multi-port approach, in laparoscopic inguinal hernia mesh repair. This meta-analysis was performed on the basis of the PRISMA guidelines and the Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions. The electronic databases (MEDLINE, Web of Science and Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Clinical Trials) were systematically screened. Read More

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s10029-018-01876-7
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10029-018-01876-7DOI Listing
January 2019
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Hemodynamic effects of anesthesia type in patients undergoing laparoscopic transabdominal preperitoneal inguinal hernia repair under spinal vs general anesthesia.

Hernia 2019 Jan 2. Epub 2019 Jan 2.

Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Larissa, 41110, Larissa, Greece.

Purpose: General anesthesia has been used as a standard type of anesthesia for laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair by the transabdominal preperitoneal (TAPP) approach, regional anesthesia being occasionally used in high-risk patients. We had previously designed a controlled randomized trial, comparing spinal with general anesthesia in non-high-risk patients undergoing TAPP inguinal hernia repair. Our results suggested that spinal anesthesia offers some advantages in postoperative pain and additional opioid consumption during the early postoperative period. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10029-018-01874-9DOI Listing
January 2019

Laparoscopic total extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair: Retrospective study on prosthetic materials, postoperative management, and quality of life.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2018 Dec;97(52):e13974

Department of General, Laparoscopic, Robotic and Bariatric Surgery, Athens Medical Center, Marousi, Greece.

Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair is one of the most frequently performed operations. However, the search for the most appropriate prosthetic materials continues to occupy the surgical community. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the postoperative short- and mid-term effects (like duration of stay, number and type of complications, and inguinal pain) of laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair using the total extraperitoneal (TEP) approach. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000013974DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6314767PMC
December 2018
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Closure of Direct Inguinal Hernia Defect in Laparoscopic Hernioplasty to Prevent Seroma Formation: A Prospective Double-blind Randomized Controlled Trial.

Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2019 Feb;29(1):18-21

Department of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery, Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, Capital Medical University.

Objectives: Seroma is the most frequent postoperative complication after laparoscopic direct inguinal hernia repair. This randomized controlled trial evaluated the preventive effect of a simple technique by closing the direct hernia defect with barbed suture in laparoscopic direct inguinal hernia.

Methods: In total, 60 patients aged 18 years or older who presented to the hernia center department in our hospital between October 1, 2017 and January 1, 2018 with primary direct inguinal hernia were randomized into the defect-closing group (by closing the transversalis) and the control groups. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLE.0000000000000619DOI Listing
February 2019
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Scrotal/testicular status after repair of recent severe incarcerated inguinal hernia in male infants younger than 12 months old: Laparoscopic percutaneous extraperitoneal closure versus conventional open repair.

Asian J Endosc Surg 2018 Dec 19. Epub 2018 Dec 19.

Department of Pediatric General and Urogenital Surgery, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.

Introduction: We prospectively reviewed 41 male infants younger than 12 months old who had presented with severe incarcerated inguinal hernia between 2014 and 2016 and had been treated by laparoscopic percutaneous extraperitoneal closure (LPEC) or conventional open repair (CO).

Methods: Operative times and intraoperative findings were evaluated. Scrotal/testicular status were assessed preoperatively, 1 week, and 4 weeks after surgery. Read More

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/ases.12680
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December 2018
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Unusual presentation of a life-threatening intraperitoneal haemorrhage after elective inguinal hernia repair.

BMJ Case Rep 2018 Dec 3;11(1). Epub 2018 Dec 3.

Surgical Emergency Unit, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK.

A 57-year-old man who was hypotensive at induction of anaesthesia was having intermittent episodes of hypotension after an uncomplicated and relatively bloodless open inguinal hernia repair of a large left-sided hernia . His hypotension was responsive to small fluid boluses. He did not show any tachycardia, had no abdominal pain, no signs of bruising or bleeding in his abdomen, flanks, or scrotum. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2018-226676DOI Listing
December 2018
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Safety and efficacy of laparoscopic percutaneous extraperitoneal closure for inguinal hernia in infants younger than 6 months: A comparison with conventional open repair.

Asian J Endosc Surg 2018 Dec 18. Epub 2018 Dec 18.

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Japan.

Introduction: This study aimed to compare the safety and efficacy of laparoscopic percutaneous extraperitoneal closure (LPEC) and conventional open repair (OR) for inguinal hernia in infants younger than 6 months.

Methods: The medical records of 202 patients who had undergone LPEC or OR at an age younger than 6 months between 2010 and 2016 were reviewed. Patient characteristics and surgical outcomes were compared between LPEC and OR. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ases.12676DOI Listing
December 2018
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Temporal trends in opioid prescribing for common general surgical procedures in the opioid crisis era.

Am J Surg 2018 Dec 8. Epub 2018 Dec 8.

Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, USA. Electronic address:

Background: Recent data has demonstrated that postoperative patients are at risk of chronic opioid abuse. It is unknown whether surgeon postoperative opioid prescribing changed as the opioid crisis entered its peak.

Methods: The Institutional Data Warehouse was queried to identify patients who underwent three common elective ambulatory procedures between 2014 and 2018 (n = 3495), including: laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair (IHR), and open IHR. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2018.11.047DOI Listing
December 2018
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Comparison of slit mesh versus nonslit mesh in laparoscopic extraperitoneal hernia repair.

Wideochir Inne Tech Maloinwazyjne 2018 Dec 24;13(4):469-476. Epub 2018 Jul 24.

Department of General Surgery, Haseki Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

Introduction: Endoscopic hernia repair integrates the advantages of tension-free preperitoneal mesh support of the groin with the advantages of minimally invasive surgery procedures.

Aim: To compare outcomes between slit mesh (SM) and nonslit mesh (NSM) placement in laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal (TEP) inguinal hernia repair.

Material And Methods: This is a retrospective study of 353 patients who underwent TEP inguinal hernia repair between January 2010 and December 2011. Read More

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https://www.termedia.pl/doi/10.5114/wiitm.2018.77258
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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6280093PMC
December 2018
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Robot-assisted abdominal wall surgery: a systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis.

Hernia 2018 Dec 6. Epub 2018 Dec 6.

Department of Suregery, Maria Middelares, Ghent, Belgium.

Purpose: The number of robot-assisted hernia repairs is increasing, but the potential benefits have not been well described. The aim of this study was to evaluate the available literature reporting on outcomes after robot-assisted hernia repairs.

Methods: This is a qualitative review and meta-analysis of papers evaluating short-term outcomes after inguinal or ventral robot-assisted hernia repair compared with either open or laparoscopic approach. Read More

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s10029-018-1872-3
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December 2018
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INGUINAL REPAIR VIA ROBOTIC ASSISTED TECHNIQUE: LITERATURE REVIEW.

Arq Bras Cir Dig 2018 Dec 6;31(4):e1408. Epub 2018 Dec 6.

Hospital Sírio-Libanês, São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

Introduction: Inguinal hernia is one of the most frequent surgical diseases. Currently, with the advantages of minimally invasive surgery, new questions arise: what will be the best approach for correction of inguinal hernia? Is there real benefit to the robotic approach?

Objective: To compile results of the published studies that used the robot-assisted technique in the repair of inguinal hernia, analyzing its limitations, complications and comparing it with those of the pre-existing techniques.

Method: The review was performed from the Medline database with the following descriptors: (inguinal hernia repair OR hernioplasty OR hernia) AND (robot OR robotic OR robotic assisted) being retrieved 391 articles. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0102-672020180001e1408DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6284374PMC
December 2018
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Treatment of de Garengeot's hernia: a meta-analysis.

Hernia 2018 Dec 7. Epub 2018 Dec 7.

Department of Surgical Sciences, Uppsala University, 75185, Uppsala, Sweden.

Purpose: de Garengeot's hernia is a rare entity in which the appendix is located within a femoral hernia and is almost invariably encountered incarcerated in an emergency setting with concomitant appendicitis. In the literature, there are mostly single-case reports. The purpose of the present study was to perform a review of the literature to study the incidence, pathogenesis, demographics, clinical presentation, laboratory and radiological investigations, differential diagnosis, delay in diagnosis and treatment, operative findings, surgical technique, histological findings, the postoperative course, use of antibiotics, and complications regarding de Garengeot's hernia. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10029-018-1862-5DOI Listing
December 2018
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Robotic-assisted versus laparoscopic unilateral inguinal hernia repair: a comprehensive cost analysis.

Surg Endosc 2018 Dec 7. Epub 2018 Dec 7.

Washington University School of Medicine, Box 8109, St. Louis, MO, 63110, USA.

Background: Cost-effectiveness of robotic-assisted surgery is still debatable. Robotic-assisted inguinal hernia repair has no clear clinical benefit over laparoscopic repair. We performed a comprehensive cost-analysis comparison between the two approaches for evaluation of their cost-effectiveness in a large healthcare system in the Western United States. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00464-018-06606-9DOI Listing
December 2018
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Regional anesthesia to ameliorate postoperative analgesia outcomes in pediatric surgical patients: an updated systematic review of randomized controlled trials.

Local Reg Anesth 2018 15;11:91-109. Epub 2018 Nov 15.

Department of Anesthesiology, Rhode Island Hospital, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA,

Regional anesthesia is becoming increasingly popular among anesthesiologists in the management of postoperative analgesia following pediatric surgery. The main objective of this review was to systematically evaluate the last 5 years of randomized controlled trials on the role of regional anesthesia techniques in alleviating postoperative pain associated with various pediatric surgical procedures. Forty studies on 2,408 pediatric patients were evaluated. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/LRA.S185554DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6244583PMC
November 2018
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The Management of Mesh Infection After Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair.

Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2019 Feb;29(1):40-42

The Department of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery, Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China.

We present our experience in managing mesh infection after laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair. We analyzed 19 patients with extensive mesh infection treated between 2012 and 2017 via laparoscopic mesh excision after preoperative workup. After mesh removal and insertion of a drain into the preperitoneal space, the peritoneal flap was closed with 3/0 absorbable consecutive suture. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLE.0000000000000614DOI Listing
February 2019
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The Opioid Crisis and Surgeons: National Survey of Prescribing Patterns and the Influence of Motivators, Experience, and Gender.

Am J Surg 2018 Dec 3. Epub 2018 Dec 3.

Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ, USA. Electronic address:

Background: Surgeons are the fifth largest prescribers of opioids in the US. Few studies exist to describe surgeon prescribing practices.

Methods: A survey was conducted of surgical providers at all ACGME-accredited surgical residency programs. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2018.11.032DOI Listing
December 2018
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Current treatment of the inguinal hernia - the role of the totally extraperitoneal (TEP) hernia repair.

Folia Med Cracov 2018 ;58(3):103-114

Department of Experimental and Clinical Surgery, Jagiellonian University Medical College Kraków, Poland.

Inguinal hernia repairs are one of the most common procedures performed in general surgical departments. Approximately 20 million hernia repairs are performed annually all over the world. According to the EHS guidelines, the recommended treatment methods of the inguinal hernia are tension-free techniques: the Lichtenstein open hernia repair and the laparoscopic transabdominal preperitoneal (TAPP) and totally extraperitoneal (TEP) methods. Read More

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http://journals.pan.pl/dlibra/publication/125076
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http://dx.doi.org/10.24425/fmc.2018.125076DOI Listing
January 2018
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[Chronic Pain After Outpatient Inguinal Hernioplasty: Retrospective Cohort Study].

Acta Med Port 2018 Nov 30;31(11):624-632. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Unidade da Dor. Serviço de Anestesiologia. Hospital de Santo António. Centro Hospitalar do Porto. Porto. Portugal.

Introduction: Chronic postoperative pain is the most frequent late complication of inguinal hernia repair surgery. The aim of this study is to evaluate the incidence of chronic post-hernioplasty pain in outpatient care at Centro Hospitalar do Porto, describe it, analyse its relation with other variables defined in the literature and study its functional interference.

Material And Methods: We performed a retrospective cohort study between February and May 2016, using a structured telephone interview composed of questions from the authors and sections of published questionnaires, two of which are validated for the Portuguese language and culture. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.20344/amp.9381DOI Listing
November 2018
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Causes of recurrences after open inguinal herniorrhaphy.

Hernia 2018 Dec 5. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

Mayne Medical School, School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia.

Purpose: One of the most important measures of success of open inguinal herniorrhaphy is the incidence of recurrence. Reports suggest that up to 13% of all inguinal hernia repairs worldwide, irrespective of the approach, are repaired for recurrence. The reason as to why inguinal hernias recur is most likely multifactorial. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10029-018-1868-zDOI Listing
December 2018
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