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Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28324229/reply-to-comment-to-recurrence-mechanisms-after-inguinal-hernia-repair-by-the-onstep-technique-a-case-series
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LETTER
S Öberg, K Andresen, D Hauge, J Rosenberg
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 21, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28236136/tribute-to-professor-andrew-kingsnorth
#2
EDITORIAL
Andrew de Beaux, David Sanders, Brian M Stephenson
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 24, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28233069/hernia-repair-with-polypropylene-mesh-is-not-associated-with-an-increased-risk-of-autoimmune-disease-in-adult-men
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B Chughtai, D Thomas, J Mao, K Eilber, J Anger, J Q Clemens, A Sedrakyan
PURPOSE: Synthetic mesh for herniorrhaphy has been placed under critical observation regarding the potential association of mesh placement and the subsequent development of autoimmune diseases. We sought to evaluate whether there is a link between synthetic polypropylene mesh repairs and the subsequent development of systemic/autoimmune disorders (SAID). STUDY DESIGN: Adult men undergoing hernia repair with mesh between January 2008 and December 2009 in New York State were identified using International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Modification procedure codes and Current Procedural Terminology Coding System, Fourth Edition codes...
February 23, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28214943/comparison-of-mesh-fixation-and-non-fixation-in-laparoscopic-totally-extraperitoneal-inguinal-hernia-repair
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K Buyukasik, A Ari, B Akce, C Tatar, O Segmen, H Bektas
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to compare laparoscopic total extraperitoneal (TEP) hernia repair procedures with or without mesh fixation for non-recurrent inguinal hernia. METHODS: 100 male patients with non-recurrent inguinal hernia (62 unilateral and 38 bilateral) were included in the study. The patients were randomly assigned to either the mesh fixation group (n = 50) or the mesh non-fixation group (n = 50). The operative and follow-up data of the two groups were analyzed and compared in terms of recurrence rates, postoperative pain, length of hospital stay, and postoperative changes in testicular arterial blood flow...
February 18, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28197793/single-port-laparoscopic-percutaneous-extraperitoneal-closure-of-femoral-hernia-in-children-and-adolescents-case-series
#5
R-B Tröbs, B Yilmaz, M Bahr, G Cernaianu, R M Vahdad
BACKGROUND: Femoral hernias are an often unexpected groin pathology during childhood. However, the pediatric surgeon has to be aware to diagnose femoral hernia and to repair this condition. This is the first report on laparoscopic percutaneous extraperitoneal closure of femoral hernia (LPEF) in children and adolescents. METHODS: Over a 6-year period in a bi-institutional clinical study, we retrospectively identified six children and one young adult who underwent LPEF repair...
February 14, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28194529/a-randomized-clinical-study-on-postoperative-pain-comparing-between-the-supraglottic-airway-device-and-endotracheal-tubing-in-transabdominal-preperitoneal-repair-tapp
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Y Nagahisa, K Hashida, R Matsumoto, R Kawashima, M Okabe, K Kawamoto
BACKGROUND: Transabdominal preperitoneal (TAPP) repair is the most widely used laparoscopic technique for the treatment of inguinal hernia in Japan. Many studies have shown that in comparison with open hernia repair, laparoscopic repair results in less pain and a shorter convalescence. However, postoperative pain remains a concern. One possible cause of postoperative pain in the early postoperative phase is strain or cough on removal of the endotracheal tube. Use of a supraglottic airway (SGA) device helps to avoid such complaints...
February 13, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28194520/simple-and-safe-technique-for-closure-of-midline-abdominal-wound-dehiscence
#7
M H Abo-Ryia
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to assess an alternative technique for closure of burst abdomen. METHOD: After reduction of the viscera and toilet of abdominal cavity with debridement of any necrotic tissues in the skin or fascia, the skin was undermined to expose the aponeurosis all-around the defect edges for at least 5-6 cm. The greater omentum is spread in the floor of the wound and fixed to the inner side of the defect. A piece of polypropylene mesh designed according to the size and shape of the defect and sutured to its external edge continuously...
February 13, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28181090/comment-to-the-transinguinal-preperitoneal-technique-tipp-in-inguinal-hernia-repair-does-not-cause-less-chronic-pain-in-relation-to-the-progrip-technique-a-prospective-double-blind-randomized-clinical-trial-comparing-the-tipp-technique-using-the-polysoft-mesh
#8
LETTER
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28176033/sudden-death-caused-by-acute-pulmonary-embolism-after-laparoscopic-total-extraperitoneal-inguinal-hernia-repair-a-case-report-and-literature-review
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REVIEW
C Yang, L Zhu
PURPOSE: Laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernias is an increasingly popular method of herniorrhaphy, providing advantages, including lower wound infection rates, faster recovery times and less postoperative pain compared with open procedures. The perioperative incidence of venous thromboembolism (VTE), which comprises deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, in laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair is low, but VTE is still one of the most common causes of postoperative mortality. Moreover, the VTE risk assessment and prophylaxis in inguinal hernia patients is not well defined...
February 7, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28160111/anatomical-retzius-space-preservation-is-associated-with-lower-incidence-of-postoperative-inguinal-hernia-development-after-robot-assisted-radical-prostatectomy
#10
K D Chang, A Abdel Raheem, G D R Santok, L H C Kim, T G H Lum, S H Lee, W S Ham, Y D Choi, K H Rha
BACKGROUND: Postoperative inguinal hernia (IH) is a non-negligible sequelae with a wide array of rates after robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RALP). Our aim was to evaluate the incidence and risk factors of postoperative IH development in men undergoing RALP. METHODS: A retrospective analysis of 839 patients "541 of conventional-RALP (C-RALP), and 298 of Retzius sparing-RALP (RS-RALP)" received treatment of prostate cancer between 2005 and 2016 and met with our inclusion criteria was performed...
February 3, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28132109/bridging-with-reduced-overlap-fixation-and-peritoneal-grip-can-prevent-slippage-of-dis-class-a-meshes
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F Kallinowski, F Harder, T G Silva, A Mahn, M Vollmer
PURPOSE: Ventral hernia repair can be performed safely using meshes which are primarily stable upon dynamic intermittent straining (DIS) at recommended overlap. In specific clinical situations, e.g., at bony edges, bridging of the hernial orifice with reduced overlap might be necessary. To gain insight into the durability of various applications, two different meshes with the best tissue grip known so far were assessed. METHODS: The model uses dynamic intermittent strain and comprises the repetition of submaximal impacts delivered via a hydraulically driven plastic containment...
January 28, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28130603/linked-hospital-and-primary-care-database-analysis-of-the-impact-of-short-term-complications-on-recurrence-in-laparoscopic-inguinal-hernia-repair
#12
G Bouras, E M Burns, A M Howell, A Bottle, T Athanasiou, A Darzi
OBJECTIVE: To study the effects of short-term complications on recurrence following laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair using routine data. BACKGROUND: Linked primary and secondary care databases can evaluate the quality of inguinal hernia surgery by quantifying short- and long-term outcome together. METHODS: Longitudinal analysis of linked primary care (Clinical Practice Research Datalink) and hospital administrative (Hospital Episodes Statistics) databases quantified 30-day complications (wound infection and bleeding) and surgery for recurrence after primary repair performed between 1st April 1997 and 31st March 2012...
January 27, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28124307/comment-to-recurrence-mechanisms-after-inguinal-hernia-repair-by-the-onstep-technique-a-case-series
#13
G G Koning, P W H E Vriens, F Berrevoet
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 25, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28108822/the-feasibility-of-local-anesthesia-for-the-surgical-treatment-of-umbilical-hernia-a-systematic-review-of-the-literature
#14
REVIEW
A P Jairam, R Kaufmann, F Muysoms, J Jeekel, J F Lange
BACKGROUND: Yearly approximately 4500 umbilical hernias are repaired in The Netherlands, mostly under general anesthesia. The use of local anesthesia has shown several advantages in groin hernia surgery. Local anesthesia might be useful in the treatment of umbilical hernia as well. However, convincing evidence is lacking. We have conducted a systematic review on safety, feasibility, and advantages of local anesthesia for umbilical hernia repair. METHODS: A systematic review was conducted according to the PRISMA guidelines...
January 20, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28101796/letter-to-the-editor-should-we-perform-elective-inguinal%C3%A2-hernia-repair%C3%A2-in-the-elderly-by-wu-j-j-et-al-hernia-%C3%A2-2016-jul-20-epub-ahead-of-print
#15
LETTER
Junsheng Li, Weiyu Zhang
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 18, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28097450/contemporary-thoughts-on-the-management-of-spigelian-hernia
#16
V Webber, C Low, R J E Skipworth, S Kumar, A C de Beaux, B Tulloh
BACKGROUND: Spigelian hernias are said to be a rare condition of the elderly population, usually arising below the arcuate line. Local experience has led us to challenge these commonly held beliefs. METHODS: Operations for Spigelian hernia from 2006-2016 were identified from the Edinburgh Lothian Surgical Audit computerised database and case notes were reviewed. RESULTS: One hundred and one patients underwent surgery for 107 Spigelian hernias in the 10-year period...
January 17, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28097449/open-retromuscular-large-mesh-reconstruction-of-lumbar-incisional-hernias-including-the-atrophic-muscular-area
#17
Y Renard, L de Mestier, A Cagniet, N Demichel, C Marchand, J-L Meffert, R Kianmanesh, J-P Palot
PURPOSE: Lumbar incisional hernias (LIH) are a rare wall defect, whose surgical management is challenging because no recommendation exists. Moreover, LIH are frequently associated with flank bulging which should be taken into account during LIH surgical repair. We aimed to describe a cohort of patients operated on for LIH using a homogeneous surgical technique and to report surgical outcomes. METHODS: The records of all consecutive patients operated on in a specialized surgical center between January 2009 and January 2015 were retrospectively reviewed...
January 17, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28039544/burst-inflation-test-for-measuring-biomechanical-properties-of-rat-abdominal-walls
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V D Mahalingam, B C Syverud, A M Myers, K W VanDusen, L M Larkin, W M Kuzon, E M Arruda
PURPOSE: Evaluation of potential grafts to improve upon current strategies for abdominal wall (AW) repair in small animal models typically involves mechanical testing using methods that currently are inadequate to assess physiologically relevant parameters. This study introduces burst inflation testing as a more relevant assessment of the mechanical integrity of the AW compared to traditional tensile testing. METHODS: AWs were excised from 14 healthy adult Fischer 344 rats and tested using either a custom burst inflation device or an Instron tensile testing system...
December 30, 2016: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28035519/comment-to-an-umbilical-surprise-a-collective-review-on-umbilical-pilonidal-sinus-j-b-ponten-j-e-h-ponten-m-d-p-luyer-s-w-nienhuijs
#19
LETTER
M Kaplan, F Ç Kaplan
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 29, 2016: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28032227/development-of-a-standardized-curriculum-concept-for-continuing-training-in-hernia-surgery-german-hernia-school
#20
R Lorenz, B Stechemesser, W Reinpold, R Fortelny, F Mayer, W Schröder, F Köckerling
INTRODUCTION: The increasingly more complex nature of hernia surgery means that training programs for young surgeons must now meet ever more stringent requirements. There is a growing demand for improved structuring and standardization of education and training in hernia surgery. MATERIALS AND METHODS: In 2011, the concept of a Hernia School was developed in Germany and has been gradually implemented ever since. That concept comprises the following series of interrelated, tiered course elements: Hernie kompakt (Hernia compact), Hernie konkret (Hernia concrete), and Hernie complex (Hernia complex)...
December 28, 2016: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
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