An additional strip of mesh minimises hernia recurrence after laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal (TEP) inguinal hernia repair; an analysis of 490 cases over 10 years

Publication date: June 2014 Source:Annals of Medicine and Surgery, Volume 3, Issue 2 Author(s): J. Clark , R. Wong , A. Richardson , J. Vatish , A. Haque , A. Bello , D. Al-Musawi
Source: Annals of Medicine and Surgery - Category: Journals (General) Source Type: research

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Source: Journal of Minimal Access Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusions: Laparoscopic TEP inguinal hernia repair can be safely performed in patients with the continuation of their antithrombotic agents in experienced hands.
Source: Journal of Minimal Access Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion: These techniques are essential to minimise the perioperative complications in laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair in severe kyphoscoliosis patients, and great pulmonary care is required in these patients.
Source: Journal of Minimal Access Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
The assessment of outcome after paraesophageal repair is difficult and complex. There is a wide range of reported outcomes that are not consistently defined. The focus of this article is on short-term ( ≤5 years) and long-term (>5  year) outcomes after laparoscopic paraesophageal repair and reviews key patient-reported outcomes (gastroesophageal reflux disease [GERD]–related and non–GERD-related symptoms), radiologic recurrence, additional therapy, and objective measurements. Overall, patients reported an excellent impro vement in their quality of life after repair that remains durable. Recurren...
Source: Thoracic Surgery Clinics - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
This article describes our operative approach to laparoscopic giant paraesophageal hernia repair.
Source: Thoracic Surgery Clinics - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionDirect defect closure has proven to be effective in reducing recurrence and seroma formation post-operatively in patients undergoing laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair. Randomized controlled trials will be required to further evaluate these outcomes.
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This study aims to address whether the low-dose acetylsalicylic acid increases bleeding and occurrence of postoperative complications after laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair when it was only ceased on the operation day.MethodFrom July 2017 to January 2019, 901 patients including 781 (86.7%) male and 120 (13.3%) female patients underwent laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair using trans-abdominal preperitoneal (TAPP) technique were recruited, among whom 152 (16.9%) had been taking low-dose (100  mg per day) acetylsalicylic acid which was continued during hospitalization except the operation day. The intra-operative ble...
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Conclusions and relevanceNo definite conclusions to decide on the superiority of one of either treatment strategies can yet be drawn from the available literature. There was evidence of substantial heterogeneity and the clinical relevance of most estimated effects is very limited.
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Conclusions: Between January and December 2018, 33 patients underwent surgery between two units. Indications for surgery included dysfunctional uterine bleeding, endometrial hyperplasia, pelvic pain, post-menopausal bleeding, prophylactic surgery in BRCA positive patients and one grade 1 stage 1 endometrial cancer in whom laparoscopic hysterectomy was technically difficult and complicated by previous midline laparotomy. Ages ranged from 35-75 and BMI from 20-53.Mean operation time was 68.5 minutes and mean blood loss intraoperatively was 269mls. 15.2% (n = 5) had a blood loss equal or more than 500&thi...
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The surgical approach to giant paraesophageal hernia repair has evolved considerably, from an open approach to minimally invasive approaches. Laparoscopic and robotic-assisted approaches to giant paraesophageal hernia have been considered safe and are associated with less morbidity and mortality. Limited data exist comparing the efficacy between laparoscopic and robotic-assisted giant paraesophageal hernia repairs, but the benefits of robotic surgery include superior optics and freedom of motion, thus allowing surgeons to accomplish the key points in a successful repair without compromising patient outcomes.
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