Selective muscle botulinum toxin A component paralysis in complex ventral hernia repair

ConclusionPreoperative selective muscle chemical component paralysis is an effective technique to counteract the chronic muscle retraction observed in large ventral hernias. Transversus abdominis plays a significant role in truncal and spinal stability, and sparing it from paralysis preserves an important component of abdominal wall physiology and does not detract from the ability to primarily close complex defects.
Source: Hernia - Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

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Conclusions. Complex hernia repairs using bioabsorbable mesh were conducted in a small cohort of high-risk patients. These data demonstrate good outcomes with limited morbidity and mortality. There were no recurrences. PMID: 31617453 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Surgical Innovation - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Surg Innov Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: This small, retrospective series of complex open CST in transplant patients shows acceptable rates of long-term hernia recurrence and healing. By using a multidisciplinary approach for abdominal wall reconstruction, we believe that modified open CST with biologic mesh is a safe and effective technique in the transplant population with complex abdominal hernias. PMID: 31550752 [PubMed]
Source: Archives of Plastic Surgery - Category: Cosmetic Surgery Tags: Arch Plast Surg Source Type: research
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...
Source: Hernia - Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research
Abstract Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair has certain advantages over open repair including less pain and earlier return to normal activity. Concurrent robotic inguinal hernia repair at the time of prostatectomy has been shown to have a lower recurrence rate than open repair. Robotic surgery adds high definition visualization and articulating instruments which enhances dexterity that makes laparoscopic hernia repair more refined. A series of robotic, laparoscopic, inguinal hernia repairs by a single surgeon with an extensive laparoscopic hernia experience at a single institution was undertaken to determine the ...
Source: The American Surgeon - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Am Surg Source Type: research
ConclusionTo the best of our knowledge, this is the largest retrospective single institutional study evaluating PADCI to date. Hernias repaired with PADCI were frequently in patients undergoing concomitant operations. Reinforcement with PADCI may be considered a temporary closure, with a relatively high recurrence rate, especially among patients who are older, male, and undergo multiple explorations in a short perioperative period.
Source: Surgical Endoscopy - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionThe ELAR technique with mesh augmentation is an innovative, minimally invasive surgical procedure for treatment of patients with a  complex abdominal wall hernia comprising symptomatic umbilical, trocar, and/or epigastric hernias with concomitant rectus abdominis diastasis.
Source: European Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionMedical delegations to disaster areas should prepare a plan and appropriate measures to deal with non-urgent diseases.
Source: World Journal of Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionVentral hernia is a common finding in patients undergoing BS. Both primary suture repair and mesh repair result in acceptable results, both in terms of recurrence and perioperative complications.
Source: Surgical Endoscopy - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
The surgical treatment of giant incisional hernias with loss of domain is challenging due to the possibility of intra-abdominal hypertension after the herniated content is returned to the peritoneal cavity. Progressive preoperative pneumoperitoneum has been described before repair of the hernia, although its efficacy has not been demonstrated clearly. Our aim was to evaluate the efficacy of preoperative progressive pneumoperitoneum in expanding the volume of the peritoneal cavity and the outcomes after surgical treatment of incisional hernias with loss of domain.
Source: Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Hernia Source Type: research
Conclusion Although the study involved a small number of patients, it has proved the technique to be feasible, easy to perform, and have the combined benefits of laparoscopic and open surgery. The results, shown by CT-scan, peri-operative, and QOL findings, were good.
Source: Hernia - Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research
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