Abdominal pain and internal hernias after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: are we dealing with the tip of an iceberg?

CONCLUSIONS: Based on abdominal pain characteristics, we can reasonably postulate the presence of remittent bowel torsions (remittent internal hernia) in many patients after antecolic RYGB, only occasionally complicating. Therapeutic management of these cases remains controversial, being laparoscopic exploration a reasonable option when symptomatology is suggestive. PMID: 31125004 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Acta Bio-Medica : Atenei Parmensis - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Acta Biomed Source Type: research

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ConclusionScrotal inguinal hernias demonstrated a very unfavorable relation with the postoperative complication rate, the rate of complication-related reoperations and the rate of general complications. But a very favorable association with chronic pain rates was identified at 1-year follow-up. Medial inguinal hernia had an unfavorable relation with the recurrence and pain rates.
Source: Hernia - Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research
Conclusions: No advantages were demonstrated for mesh repair at up to 5 years follow-up, and symptom outcomes were worse after repair with absorbable mesh. The longer-term results from this trial do not support mesh repair for large hiatus hernias.
Source: Annals of Surgery - Category: Surgery Tags: RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIALS Source Type: research
ConclusionThe outcomes of recurrent incisional hernia repair were significantly associated with potential influencing factors, which are very similar to the factors seen in primary incisional hernia repair. The impact of the primary incisional hernia repair technique, namely laparoscopic IPOM versus open mesh techniques, on the outcome of recurrent incisional hernia repair seems less pronounced than anticipated.
Source: Hernia - Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research
ConclusionThe Nyhus-inspired robotic iliopubic tract (r-IPT) repair is an MIS approach to provide a non-mesh repair in inguinal hernia. The repair is safe with acceptable preliminary outcomes in low-risk patients. We propose the r-IPT repair to be a MIS option for non-mesh inguinal hernia repair in low-risk patients.
Source: Hernia - Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research
Conclusion: TEP seems to be a safe and effective surgical approach in inguinal hernia treatment with acceptable operation times and postoperative results. It was determined that not performing mesh fixation in the TEP application did not cause a statistical increase in morbidity and recurrence rates.
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - Category: Rural Health Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionThe use of the local hemostatic agent Haemoblock can reduce the duration of the postoperative wound draining, shorten the period of inflammatory exudative processes in the postoperative wound, significantly reduce the number of puncture interventions for the postoperative wound, reduce the risk of the seromas formation and surgical site infections (SSI) associated with seroma, reduce the severity of pain and the need for analgesics.
Source: Hernia - Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research
Conclusion: LVHHMR is safe and feasible approach for complicated/difficult ventral hernias. However, further larger studies are required to establish these methods as gold standard.
Source: Journal of Minimal Access Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusions: There was no significant difference in terms of chronic pain between PG and FS group. The use of PG is effective in TEP.
Source: Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy and Percutaneous Techniques - Category: Surgery Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research
Conclusion: Laparoscopic percutaneous extraperitoneal closure of the internal ring using an epidural needle is a safe and feasible method for the treatment of inguinal hernias in girls. This method has the advantages of limited trauma, no scarring and a good cosmetic effect. PMID: 32427037 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Minimally Invasive Therapy and Allied Technologies - Category: Surgery Tags: Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol Source Type: research
Abstract OBJECTIVE: We compared outcomes of elective inguinal hernia repair performed at one institution by three approaches: robotic-assistance, laparoscopic, and open. METHODS: Characteristics of the patients, the hernia and the procedures performed during 2014-2016 were accessed from patient electronic medical files of 137 elective inguinal hernia repairs. 24 surgeries were robotic-assisted, 16 laparoscopic and 97 open repairs. RESULTS: Distributions of age, sex and BMI did not differ between the groups. Bilateral repair was more common in the robotic (70.8%) than the laparoscopic (50.0%) and open groups (12.4%) (p 
Source: Asian Journal of Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Asian J Surg Source Type: research
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