Mesh fixation techniques in primary ventral or incisional hernia repair

CONCLUSIONS: Currently none of the techniques can be considered superior to any other, because the certainty of evidence was low or very low for all outcomes.PMID:34046884 | DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD011563.pub2
Source: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews - Category: General Medicine Authors: Source Type: research

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AbstractThe aim of this study was to review the latest evidence on the robotic approach (RHR) for inguinal hernia repair comparing the pooled outcome of this technique with those of the standard laparoscopic procedure (LHR). A systematic literature search was performed in PubMed, Web of Science and Scopus for studies published between 2010 and 2021 concerning the comparison between RHR versus LHR. After screening 582 articles, 9 articles with a total of 64,426 patients (7589 RHRs) were eligible for inclusion. Among preoperative variables, a pooled higher ratio of ASA  >  2 patients was found in the robotic...
Source: Journal of Robotic Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
AbstractBackgroundThe fundamental mechanism of abdominal wall hernia formation is the loss of structural integrity at the musculotendinous layer. The exact cause of inguinal hernia is still unknown but the factors contributing in its occurrence include; preformed congenital sac, chronic passive rise in the intra-abdominal pressure and weak abdominal wall.Aim of the WorkTo assess intra-operative difficulties of laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair using two different meshes: The conventional polyproline mesh and the three-dimensional (3D) mesh, as regard the operative time. And early post-operative complications including po...
Source: QJM - Category: Internal Medicine Source Type: research
ConclusionThe long-term outcomes of S-TEP repair were comparable to those of M-TEP, with rates of recurrence, chronic pain, feeling the mesh, and movement limitation falling within acceptable limits.
Source: Surgery Today - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Conclusion: Adding to known data, we observed no significant difference in postoperative pain, demonstrating that cyanoacrylate glue is a viable and safe alternative fixation method to absorbable tacks in laparoscopic TEP IHR. As secondary outcomes, cyanoacrylate glue permits some patients to return to work early, and we observed regular lateral mesh glue fixation without increased pain or complications.
Source: Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy and Percutaneous Techniques - Category: Surgery Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research
Acquired perineal hernia is a rare complication following extensive pelvic surgery. Radiotherapy is also a predisposing factor. Perineal hernia can cause chronic perineal pain, bowel obstruction, urinary disor...
Source: BMC Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Case report Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: A good understanding of the anatomically complex nature in the inguinal region can make it easier and safer to learn the TEP approach. Early and midterm outcomes after TEP are satisfactory.PMID:33976937 | PMC:PMC8084673 | DOI:10.1155/2021/5524986
Source: Minimally Invasive Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionClass III obesity is associated with longer length of hospital stay after laparoscopic ventral hernia repair, but without differences in postoperative complications and long-term outcomes compared with class I and class II obesity.
Source: Surgical Endoscopy - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Although minimally invasive groin exploration and mesh explantation for CPIP is technically challenging, it is a safe and effective operation when performed at experienced centers. Iatrogenic vascular injury should be anticipated but can be effectively controlled laparoscopically, robotically, or via a hybrid open inguinal incision without conversion to a midline laparotomy and with low post-operative complication rates.PMID:33878193
Source: Surgical Technology International - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
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