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Indocyanine green fluorescence-guided laparoscopic removal of infected mesh with chronic sinus formation after inguinal mesh plug repair.

Asian J Endosc Surg 2021 Jun 8. Epub 2021 Jun 8.

Department of General Surgery, St. Luke's International Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.

Chronic mesh infection with sinus formation is usually amenable to open method with dye. Recently, intraoperative real-time fluorescent imaging has been applied to various organs but not to mesh infection. A 72-year-old man with the history of two times removal of infected mesh was referred for groin bulge with purulent discharge. Read More

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Learning curve of single-incision laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal repair (SILTEP) for inguinal hernia.

Hernia 2021 Jun 7. Epub 2021 Jun 7.

Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, Uijeongbu St. Mary's Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea, 271 Cheonbo-ro, Uijeongbu-si, Gyeonggi-do, 11765, Republic of Korea.

Purpose: Laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal hernia repair (TEP) is a widely used treatment for inguinal hernia. Single-incision laparoscopic TEP (SILTEP) has attracted the attention of several surgeons, given its superior cosmetic results and patient satisfaction, as well as comparable outcomes to multiport surgery. Nonetheless, no relevant studies have evaluated the learning curve (LC) of SILTEP in terms of both operation time (OT) and surgical failure. Read More

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Current practice of inguinal hernia repair at University of Cape Town affiliated hospitals: implications for training.

S Afr J Surg 2020 Dec;58(4):182-186

Division of General Surgery, Groote Schuur Hospital and Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

Background: Various inguinal hernia repair techniques exist, without one 'single best' option. Hernia society guidelines recommend laparoscopic repair as one of its mainstays, provided surgeons are adequately trained. The current practice for hernia repair in South Africa as well as the surgical registrar exposure to laparoscopic repair training is unknown. Read More

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Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Access to Local Anesthesia for Inguinal Hernia Repair.

J Surg Res 2021 Jun 1;266:366-372. Epub 2021 Jun 1.

Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas; North Texas VA Healthcare System, Dallas, Texas; University of Texas Southwestern Surgical Center for Outcomes, Implementation, and Novel Interventions (S-COIN), Dallas, Texas.

Background: Many studies have identified racial disparities in healthcare, but few have described disparities in the use of anesthesia modalities. We examined racial disparities in the use of local versus general anesthesia for inguinal hernia repair. We hypothesized that African American and Hispanic patients would be less likely than Caucasians to receive local anesthesia for inguinal hernia repair. Read More

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Do Hernias Contribute to Increased Severity of Aneurysmal Disease among Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Patients?

Aorta (Stamford) 2021 Jun 3. Epub 2021 Jun 3.

Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, South Africa.

Background:  Connective tissue disorders could contribute to the pathogenesis of both abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) and hernias. We tested the hypothesis that hernias in AAA patients contribute to increased severity of the aneurysmal disease.

Methods:  A questionnaire was used to collect information from 195 AAA patients divided into four groups: (1) survivors ( = 22) of ruptured AAA, (2) patients ( = 90) after elective open repair, (3) patients ( = 43) after elective endovascular repair (EVAR), and (4) patients ( = 40) under surveillance of AAA. Read More

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[Robotic hernia surgery : Part I: Robotic inguinal hernia repair (r‑TAPP). Video report and results of a series of 302 hernia operations].

Chirurg 2021 Jun 1. Epub 2021 Jun 1.

Klinik für Viszeral‑, Gefäss- und Thoraxchirurgie, Kantonsspital Olten, Baslerstr. 150, 4600, Olten, Schweiz.

The treatment of inguinal hernias with open and minimally invasive procedures has reached a high standard in terms of outcome over the past 30 years. However, there is still need for further improvement, mainly in terms of reduction of postoperative seroma, chronic pain, and recurrence. This video article presents the endoscopic anatomy of the groin with regard to robotic transabdominal preperitoneal patch plasty (r‑TAPP) and illustrates the surgical steps of r‑TAPP with respective video sequences. Read More

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Recurrent abdominal pain due to small bowel volvulus after transabdominal preperitoneal hernioplasty: A case report and review of literature.

World J Clin Cases 2021 May;9(15):3696-3703

Department of Hernia Surgery, Tianjin Union Medical Centre, Tianjin 300000, China.

Background: Compared with open mesh repair, transabdominal preperitoneal (TAPP) hernioplasty results in less chronic postoperative inguinal pain and faster postoperative recovery. However, it may still lead to rare but serious complications. Here we report a case of intestinal volvulus with recurrent abdominal pain as the only clinical symptom, which occurred 3 mo after TAPP repair for bilateral inguinal hernia. Read More

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Surgical Treatment of Abdominal Wall Neuromas.

Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2021 May 24;9(5):e3585. Epub 2021 May 24.

Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill.

Neuromas are an under-recognized contributor to chronic abdominal pain. Other than after mesh inguinal hernia repair, surgical management of painful abdominal wall neuromas has not been well established in the literature.

Methods: All patients who underwent surgical treatment for painful abdominal wall neuromas by the senior author at Northwestern Memorial Hospital were reviewed. Read More

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Concurrent laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair and transurethral resection of prostate: Breaking with convention - A retrospective study.

J Minim Access Surg 2021 May 24. Epub 2021 May 24.

Department of General and Laparoscopic Surgery, Dr. L H Hiranandani Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Aim: This study aimed to evaluate concurrent laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal (TEP) inguinal hernia repair and transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) with determination of outcomes.

Materials And Methods: This retrospective study was conducted at our hospital, from June 2011 to June 2020. Over 9 years, 17 patients with co-existing uncomplicated unilateral or bilateral inguinal hernia (primary/recurrent) and significant benign prostatic hypertrophy were operated in the same sitting. Read More

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De Garengeot's Hernia Treated With a Hybrid Approach: A Case Report.

Ann Coloproctol 2021 May 28. Epub 2021 May 28.

Department of General Surgery, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Oxford, United Kingdom.

De Garengeot's hernia happens when an inflamed or ischemic appendix is located within an incarcerated femoral hernia. We hereby report a case of De Garengeot's hernia treated with a combined open and laparoscopic approach. An 80-year-old male presented to the emergency department with a 1-day history of a tender right inguinal mass. Read More

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Pediatric Surgeons' Adoption of an Innovative Laparoscopic Technique for Inguinal Hernia Repair: A Mixed Methods Study.

J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2021 May 27. Epub 2021 May 27.

Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, California, USA.

We studied adoption of an innovative laparoscopic technique for pediatric inguinal hernia repair by pediatric surgeons and pediatric urologists following dissemination of evidence for its benefits. This mixed methods study included children who received inguinal hernia repairs during 2017-2019 and their surgeons. We examined surgeons' adoption and use of the innovative technique and rates of ipsilateral recurrence and metachronous contralateral repair. Read More

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RETention of urine After INguinal hernia Elective Repair (RETAINER study I and II).

Int J Surg Protoc 2021 Apr 23;25(1):42-54. Epub 2021 Apr 23.

Royal College of Surgeons, IE.

Purpose: Post-operative urinary retention (POUR) is a well-recognised complication of inguinal hernia repair (IHR). The magnitude of the problem is unclear, and contradictory evidence surrounds postulated risk factors. POUR risks patient distress, catheter-complications and a financial and logistical burden to services. Read More

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The Role of Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Lichtenstein Repair of Primary Inguinal Hernia: A Prospective Double-Blind Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial.

Niger J Surg 2021 Jan-Jun;27(1):5-8. Epub 2021 Mar 9.

Department of Surgery, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India.

Objective: The objective is to study the role of antibiotic prophylaxis, if any, in the prevention of wound infection after open mesh repair of primary inguinal hernias.

Materials And Methods: Patients coming to outpatient department for open mesh repair of inguinal hernia were randomized into the placebo group and antibiotic group, a total of 150 patients were enrolled in the study. Follow-up was done up to 1 month to look for any evidence of surgical site infection using the criteria of Centers for Disease Control on wound infection. Read More

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Totally extra-peritoneal repair versus trans-abdominal pre-peritoneal repair for the laparoscopic surgical management of sportsman's hernia: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Surg Endosc 2021 May 18. Epub 2021 May 18.

Regional Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery Unit, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9WL, UK.

Background: Open and laparoscopic modalities are employed for treatment of sportsman's hernia with totally extra-peritoneal (TEP) and trans-abdominal pre-peritoneal (TAPP) laparoscopic approaches both currently being utilised. At present, neither subtype has demonstrated a beneficial superiority for sportsman's hernia repair, as concluded in the most recent systematic review comparing the outcomes of each technique. The aim of this review was to evaluate current evidence to ascertain whether there was a difference in laparoscopic techniques following sportsman's hernia repair. Read More

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Health economic analysis of total extraperitoneal repair versus Lichtenstein surgery for inguinal hernia: data from a randomized clinical trial.

BJS Open 2021 May;5(3)

Department of Surgery, CLINTEC, Karolinska Institute, Enköping Hospital, Sweden.

Background: The aim was to compare cost-effectiveness of Lichtenstein under local anaesthesia (LLA) with total extraperitoneal repair (TEP) under general anaesthesia for primary inguinal hernia in men. An endoscopic approach to inguinal hernia repair is often considered costlier. The cost of endoscopic hernia repair, however, has not been compared to open inguinal hernia repair in a cost-effective setting. Read More

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Comparison of Open Repair and Laparoscopic Percutaneous Internal Ring Suturing Method in Repairing Inguinal Hernia in Children.

Cureus 2021 Apr 2;13(4):e14262. Epub 2021 Apr 2.

Pediatric Surgery, Dr. Sami Ulus Health Research and Training Center, Ankara, TUR.

Introduction An inguinal indirect hernia is one of the most frequent surgical conditions in children. In this study the experience with laparoscopic percutaneous internal ring suturing (PIRS) and open inguinal hernia surgery and their relations evaluated. Methods All children over 90 days of age and without having prior inguinal region surgery with a diagnosis of indirect inguinal hernia underwent surgical repair with open or laparoscopic PIRS technique. Read More

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Strangulated Amyand's hernia: management during the COVID-19 pandemic.

J Surg Case Rep 2021 Apr 30;2021(4):rjab153. Epub 2021 Apr 30.

Cambridge Oesophago-gastric Centre, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge CB2 2QQ, UK.

Amyand's hernia, presence of the appendix within an inguinal hernial sac, is a rare condition. We report a case of a 68-year-old woman who presented during the COVID-19 pandemic with an acute right groin pain due to a tender incarcerated inguinal hernia. Cross-sectional imaging confirmed an Amyand's hernia. Read More

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QUALITY OF LIFE AFTER INGUINAL HERNIA REPAIR.

Pol Przegl Chir 2021 Mar;93(3):1-5

Fellow, Surgical Oncology The Cancer Foundation Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.

Objectives: Inguinal hernias are the most commonly presented abdominal hernias with approximately 20 million people operated annually throughout the world. Severe chronic pain after hernia repair effects social life, daily activity and overall quality of life. The Short Form-36 is (SF-36) a validated indicator of overall health status. Read More

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Surgical site infection after open and laparoscopic surgery in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Pediatr Surg Int 2021 May 1. Epub 2021 May 1.

Division of General and Thoracic Surgery, Translational Medicine Program, University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Ave, Toronto, ON, M5G 1X8, Canada.

Surgical site infections (SSIs) are the most common healthcare-associated infections in patients undergoing surgery. Various randomised control trials (RCTs) indicate that laparoscopic procedures can be associated with better outcomes compared to open procedures. However, how open versus laparoscopic approaches compare across various paediatric procedures with respect to SSI rate remains poorly defined. Read More

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Total extra peritoneal inguinal hernia repair: a single-surgeon preliminary findings report.

Folia Med (Plovdiv) 2021 Apr;63(2):183-188

Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

Introduction: Inguinal hernia repair is one of the most frequent operations in general surgery. Various techniques have been used to repair inguinal hernias since the first reconstructive technique described by Bassini in 1887. In 1989 Lichtenstein reported a new technique: tension free inguinal hernia repair. Read More

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Trends and outcomes of open, laparoscopic, and robotic inguinal hernia repair in the veterans affairs system.

Hernia 2021 Apr 28. Epub 2021 Apr 28.

Department of Surgery, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 50 Irving St. NW, Washington, DC, 20422, USA.

Purpose: Robotic inguinal hernia repair (RHR) is an evolving technique but is comparatively expensive and has yet to show superior outcomes versus open (OHR) or laparoscopic (LHR) approaches. The utilization and clinical outcomes of RHR have not been reported within the veterans affairs (VA) system. This study analyzes trends in utilization and 30-day post-operative outcomes between OHR, LHR, and RHR in veterans. Read More

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Australian general surgical trainee experience with inguinal hernia surgery: a review of international training programmes and the learning curve.

ANZ J Surg 2021 Apr 27. Epub 2021 Apr 27.

Department of General Surgery, St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Background: There are no publications addressing the level of experience Australian surgical trainees achieve in inguinal hernia surgery. Internationally, some training boards have set minimum competency requirements, but this is not true in Australia. The longer learning curve for laparoscopic inguinal hernia repairs (LIHRs) compared to open inguinal hernia repairs (OIHRs) has placed greater demands on trainees. Read More

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Quality of life after open versus laparoscopic preperitoneal mesh repair for unilateral inguinal hernias.

Asian J Surg 2021 Apr 19. Epub 2021 Apr 19.

Department of General and HPB Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Ghent University Hospital, Belgium. Electronic address:

Background: Both the open transinguinal preperitoneal repair (TIPP) and the laparoscopic total extraperitoneal mesh repair (TEP) show excellent outcomes. Direct comparative data between these 2 preperitoneal techniques is lacking. The aim of this study was to assess postoperative outcomes and quality of life (QoL) for these open and laparoscopic preperitoneal repair techniques. Read More

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Intra-Operative Vascular Injury and Control During Laparoscopic and Robotic Mesh Explantation for Chronic Post Herniorrhaphy Inguinal Pain (CPIP).

Surg Technol Int 2021 04 20;38. Epub 2021 Apr 20.

Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, Lichtenstein Amid Hernia Institute at UCLA Santa Monica, CA, USA.

Introduction: Chronic postherniorrhaphy inguinal pain (CPIP) is common following inguinal hernia repair. As even primary minimally-invasive inguinal hernia repairs carry a risk of significant intra-operative bleeding, it is unsurprising that reoperative groin exploration and mesh explantation for chronic post-inguinal herniorrhaphy pain confers an even higher risk of arteriotomy or venotomy due to a distorted anatomy and the presence of adhesions. In this report, we present a single institution's experience with the management of intra-operative vascular injury encountered during minimally invasive groin exploration and mesh explantation for CPIP. Read More

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Impact of ultrasound on inguinal hernia repair rates in Australia: a population-based analysis.

ANZ J Surg 2021 Apr 18. Epub 2021 Apr 18.

The School of Medicine Sydney, The University of Notre Dame, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Background: Inguinal hernias are a common pathology that often requires surgical management. The use of groin ultrasound (GU) to investigate inguinal hernias is a growing area of concern as an inefficient use of healthcare resources. Our aim was to assess changes in the rates of GU and the impact on surgical practice. Read More

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Healthcare Resource Utilization in Inguinal Hernia Repair: A Three-Year Cost Evaluation of Truven Health Marketscan Research Databases.

J Surg Res 2021 Apr 10;264:408-417. Epub 2021 Apr 10.

Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, 600 Highland Avenue MC 7375, Madison, WI 53792.

Background: Inguinal hernia repair is the most commonly performed elective operation in the United States, with over 800,000 cases annually. While clinical outcomes comparing laparoscopic versus open techniques have been well documented, there is little data comparing costs associated with these techniques. This study evaluates the cost of healthcare resources during the 90-d postoperative period following inguinal hernia repair. Read More

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A Systematic Review Shows High Variation in Terminology, Surgical Techniques, Preoperative Diagnostic Measures, and Geographic Differences in the Treatment of Athletic Pubalgia/Sports Hernia/Core Muscle Injury/Inguinal Disruption.

Arthroscopy 2021 Apr 9. Epub 2021 Apr 9.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, St Joseph's University Medical Center, Paterson, New Jersey, U.S.A.; New Jersey Orthopaedic Institute, Wayne, New Jersey, U.S.A.

Purpose: To perform a systematic review of reported terminologies, surgical techniques, preoperative diagnostic measures, and geographic differences in the treatment of core muscle injury (CMI)/athletic pubalgia/inguinal disruption.

Methods: A systematic review was performed by searching PubMed, the Cochrane Library, and Embase to identify clinical studies or articles that described a surgical technique to treat CMI refractory to nonoperative treatment. The search phrase used was "core muscle injury" OR "sports hernia" OR "athletic pubalgia" OR "inguinal disruption. Read More

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Hematemesis Secondary to Complex Incarcerated Pantaloon Hernia.

Cureus 2021 Mar 8;13(3):e13770. Epub 2021 Mar 8.

Emergency Medicine, Envision Physician Services, Plantation, USA.

Hematemesis with concomitant small bowel obstruction is an uncommon emergency department presentation. We report the case of a patient who presented with hematemesis and an incarcerated pantaloon hernia. While the patient initially had intact bowel movements and flatus, he eventually developed complete obstruction that required open surgical repair. Read More

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Endoscopic Hernia Repair: A Novel Technique for the Repair of Inguinal Hernia in a Cadaver Model.

Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2021 Apr 1. Epub 2021 Apr 1.

General Surgery Clinic, Istanbul Atlas University Medical Faculty General Surgery Clinic, Istanbul Training and Research Hospital Autopsy Unit of Forensic Medical Institute, Istanbul, Turkey.

Background: The techniques of total extraperitoneal and transabdominal preperitoneal hernia repair have been conducted for laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia since long. However, they offer significant disadvantages of requiring general anesthesia, producing negative cosmetic outcomes, and other serious complications. We examined the feasibility of applying an endoscopic method alternative to total extraperitoneal and transabdominal preperitoneal for laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia in a cadaver model so as to overcome the disadvantages of the presently available techniques. Read More

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