Effect of direct defect closure during laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair ( “TEP/TAPP plus” technique) on post-operative outcomes

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.
Source: Hernia - Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

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Hernia mesh erosion into the urinary bladder is a rare complication of hernioplasty, and mesh immigration is the most probable pathophysiology. There is no report describing mesh erosion induced by fixing tack...
Source: BMC Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Case report Source Type: research
ConclusionClosure of direct inguinal hernia defects during laparoscopic mesh repair has been shown to reduce the incidence of early hernia recurrence in our retrospective study but future randomized controlled trials with large numbers would enable us to draw more robust conclusions and perhaps change the way we perform laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair.
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
ConclusionsLaparo-endoscopic inguinal hernia mesh repair has a significant impact on performing a radical prostatectomy and PLND. Surgeons should postpone the inguinal hernia repair of patients in the workup for a radical prostatectomy, with the preferable option of performing the radical prostatectomy and inguinal hernia repair in the same procedure. Alternatively, a Lichtenstein repair can be performed.
Source: Surgical Endoscopy - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Closure of the fascial defect in laparoscopic umbilical hernia IPOM repair significantly reduced early seroma formation and long-term recurrence without inducing side-effects such as pain, or other early or late PROMs. Registration number: NCT01962480 ( https://www.clinicaltrials.gov). PMID: 31971616 [PubMed - in process]
Source: The British Journal of Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Br J Surg Source Type: research
Conclusion A recurrent perineal hernia can be prevented by a solid fixation of the mesh using the technique of a glued mesh repair. This technique shows to be easy, fast and without recurrence. PMID: 31204903 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Acta Chirurgica Belgica - Category: Surgery Tags: Acta Chir Belg Source Type: research
Obesity has been consistently associated with higher incidence of ventral hernia. It is preferable to treat both obesity and hernia in such patients as with weight loss the risk of recurrence of hernia is reduced. Bariatric surgery offers the best treatment for obesity and its associated co-morbidities and in combination with intra-peritoneal onlay mesh repair (IPOM) provides the best treatment in such patients. The bariatric surgical team often faces the dilemma of whether to offer concomitant bariatric surgery with IPOM or a staged procedure in such patients as the safety of a concomitant procedure still creates doubt.
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Original articles Source Type: research
This article describes the role of imaging in diagnosis of complications in general ventral hernia surgery setting.
Source: Insights into Imaging - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The results for laparoscopic ventral hernia repair, using a relatively new non-woven randomly oriented polypropylene microfiber mesh, are good with long-term follow up completed in the majority of patients. More experience with this type of mesh could generate evidence for the benefits of this mesh material in laparoscopic ventral hernia repair. PMID: 30865784 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Surgical Technology International - Category: Surgery Tags: Surg Technol Int Source Type: research
AbstractA meta-analysis was conducted to provide an up-to-date comparison of single-port and multi-port approach, in laparoscopic inguinal hernia mesh repair. This meta-analysis was performed on the basis of the PRISMA guidelines and the Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions. The electronic databases (MEDLINE, Web of Science and Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Clinical Trials) were systematically screened. Fixed Effects or Random Effects model was used, according to the Cochran Q test. In total 16 eligible studies were found. There was no statistically significant difference, regarding unilatera...
Source: Hernia - Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research
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