TEP for elective primary unilateral inguinal hernia repair in men: what do we know?

ConclusionFor the subgroup of elective primary unilateral inguinal hernia in men, accounting for a proportion of less than 50% of the total collective, advantages were identified for TEP compared with open Lichtenstein repair but not versus TAPP.
Source: Hernia - Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

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CONCLUSION: This novel approach could be safely performed in ventral hernia patients. Early evaluation of this surgical technique demonstrates quick recovery and minimal complications. PMID: 30307355 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Minimally Invasive Therapy and Allied Technologies - Category: Surgery Tags: Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol Source Type: research
This clinical update article summarizes advances in the management of inguinal and femoral hernias in adults, including indications for imaging and surgery, use of minimally invasive repair techniques, watchful waiting, and treatment of chronic postherniorrhaphy pain.
Source: JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
Conclusions Even in the absence of an actionable diagnosis, significant resources are utilized in evaluation and management of unsolicited complaints of pain in the first year after cVHR.
Source: The American Journal of Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe HerniaSurge Group has developed these extensive and inclusive guidelines for the management of adult groin hernia patients. It is hoped that they will lead to better outcomes for groin hernia patients wherever they live. More knowledge, better training, national audit and specialization in groin hernia management will standardize care for these patients, lead to more effective and efficient healthcare and provide direction for future research.
Source: Hernia - Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: With comparable operative times, perioperative outcomes, and safety profile, SS-TEP appears to be a safe and effective surgical approach for the management of inguinal hernias in the short term. Furthermore, SS-TEP with a self-fixating mesh is a feasible approach. PMID: 28701857 [PubMed - in process]
Source: JSLS : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons - Category: Surgery Tags: JSLS Source Type: research
ConclusionThe open approach for LIH repair was safe and enabled treating flank bulging simultaneously in all patients. Due to the paucity of adequate scientific studies, this reproducible open method could help moving toward a standardization of LIH surgical management.
Source: Hernia - Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research
Discussion Varicoceles are caused by high venous back pressure which causes a tortuous dilatation of the testicular veins (pampiniform plexus) of the spermatic cord. They occur more on the left than right because the left renal vein has a higher pressure than the inferior vena cava which drain the left and right gonadal veins respectively. Varicoceles are not very common in young children (3% in
Source: PediatricEducation.org - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news
Conclusion Preperitoneal endoscopic approach is the recommended method in confirming the diagnosis and management of occult groin hernias. A sound knowledge of groin anatomy and a thorough preperitoneal inspection of all possible sites for rare groin hernias are needed to diagnose and repair all defects. The preperitoneal mesh repair with adequate overlap of all hernia orifices is the recommended treatment of choice.
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Conclusions Patients who have preoperative pain and at 1 month postoperatively are significantly more likely to have chronic pain. Both short- and long-term pain can be predicted from female sex, younger age, and repair of recurrent hernias. This predictive model may aid in preoperative counseling and when considering postoperative intervention for pain management in VHR patients.
Source: The American Journal of Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Conclusions Patients who have pre-operative pain and at 1-month postoperatively are significantly more likely to have chronic pain. Both short and long-term pain can be predicted from female gender, younger age, and repair of recurrent hernias. This predictive model may aid in preoperative counseling and when considering postoperative intervention for pain management in VHR patients.
Source: The American Journal of Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
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