What is the outcome of the open IPOM versus sublay technique in the treatment of larger incisional hernias?: A propensity score-matched comparison of 9091 patients from the Herniamed Registry

AbstractIntroductionIn an Expert Consensus guided by systematic review, the panel agreed that for open elective incisional hernia repair, sublay mesh location is preferred, but open intraperitoneal onlay mesh (IPOM) may be useful in certain settings. This analysis of data from the Herniamed Registry aimed to compare the outcomes of open IPOM and sublay technique.MethodsPropensity score matching of 9091 patients with elective incisional hernia repair and with defect width  ≥ 4 cm was performed. The following matching variables were selected: age, gender, risk factors, ASA score, preoperative pain, defect size, and defect localization.ResultsFor the 1977 patients with open IPOM repair and 7114 patients with sublay repair,n = 1938 (98%) pairs were formed. No differences were seen between the two groups with regard to the intraoperative, postoperative and general complications, complication-related reoperations and recurrences. But significant disadvantages were identified for the open IPOM repair in respect of pai n on exertion (17.1% vs. 13.7%;p = 0.007), pain at rest (10.4% vs. 8.3%;p = 0.040) and chronic pain requiring treatment (8.8% vs. 5.8%;p 
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This study aimed to evaluate the acute pain, chronic pain, and recurrence rate between these two fixation methods.MethodsAfter reviewing all patients in our prospective hernia repair database from February 2008 to December 2017, we identified 583 patients who underwent TEP with tack mesh fixation and 70 patients with glue fixation by a single surgeon. Acute post-operative pain and activity level were evaluated using a Visual Analog Score (VAS) and the modified Medical Outcome Study (MOS) score. The primary endpoint was chronic pain 6 months after TEP. The secondary endpoints were acute pain, activity level, complications, ...
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Conclusions. In the treatment of direct inguinal hernia with R-TAPP, suturing and anchoring the transversalis fascia to the Cooper ligament are safe, feasible and recommendable in order to prevent postoperative seromas. PMID: 32936065 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Surgical Innovation - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Surg Innov Source Type: research
Abstract Umbilical hernia repair (UHR) is one of the most commonly performed hernia operations with reported recurrence rate from 1% to 54%. Our aim was to describe an open, laparoscopic-assisted (OLA) technique and its outcome in an institutional review board-approved prospective study at a tertiary hernia center from 2008 to 2019. All patients underwent a standard periumbilical incision, open dissection of the hernia, and closure of the fascial defect with laparoscopic intraperitoneal onlay mesh (IPOM) fixation with permanent tacks. A total of 186 patients were identified who underwent an OLA UHR repair. Patient...
Source: The American Surgeon - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Am Surg Source Type: research
Conclusion: Laparoscopic TAPP inguinal hernia repair using P4HB mesh is safe for combined, direct (medial), and indirect (lateral) inguinal hernia, with no recurrence. P4HB absorbable mesh caused less chronic pain and discomfort. Longer follow-up, more patients and 15 patients repaired using synthetic mesh are necessary to assess the utility of P4HB for inguinal hernia repair globally. PMID: 32831545 [PubMed - in process]
Source: JSLS : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons - Category: Surgery Tags: JSLS Source Type: research
Obturator hernia is a relatively rare type of abdominal hernia, in which abdominal contents protrude through the obturator canal, a condition that can lead to small bowel obstruction. Its rarity and nonspecific signs and symptoms make a preoperative diagnosis difficult. The present study analyzed the clinical manifestations, diagnostic methods and operative treatment outcomes in patients with obturator hernia. Between January 2012 and October 2019, 1028 adults underwent surgical repair of abdominal wall hernia at the Department of Surgery, Kyungpook National University Hospital. The medical records of eleven patients who ...
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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