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Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28819736/pain-and-compression-neuropathy-in-primary-inguinal-hernia
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R Wright, D E Born, N D'Souza, L Hurd, R Gill, D Wright
PURPOSE: Enlargement of the ilioinguinal nerve at the external inguinal ring is observed in 34% of patients undergoing primary open inguinal herniorrhaphy; in 88% of patients it occurs at the fascial edge where the hernia mushrooms with abdominal pressure. Compression neuropathy occurs near many anatomical nerve constriction sites and is associated with enlargement of the peripheral nerve accompanied by sensory changes. METHODS: In this prospective study, Carolina Comfort Scale (CCS) questionnaire data was collected for 35 primary hernia repairs...
August 17, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28815398/characterization-of-host-response-resorption-and-strength-properties-and-performance-in-the-presence-of-bacteria-for-fully-absorbable-biomaterials-for-soft-tissue-repair
#2
N F N Stoikes, J R Scott, A Badhwar, C R Deeken, G R Voeller
PURPOSE: The objective was to evaluate the host response, resorption, and strength properties, and to assess the performance in the presence of bacteria for Phasix™ Mesh (Phasix™) and Gore(®) Bio-A(®) Tissue Reinforcement (Bio-A(®)) in preclinical models. METHODS: In a rat model, one mesh (2 × 2 cm) was implanted subcutaneously in n = 60 rats. Animals were euthanized after 2, 4, 8, 12, 16, or 24 weeks (n = 5/mesh/time point), and implant sites were assessed for host inflammatory response and overall fibrotic repair thickness...
August 16, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28808824/gasless-single-incision-laparoscopic-inguinal-hernia-repair-initial-experience
#3
M W V Ng, K C Ng
PURPOSE: Laparoscopic hernioplasty has been gaining its popularity in the past decade for its rapid recovery. Single-incision surgery, as its possible advancement, has also received more attention. Traditional laparoscopic surgery with carbon dioxide insufflation precluded patients with underlying cardiovascular or pulmonary disease from minimal invasive surgery. We report our early experience with gasless single-incision laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair via totally extraperitoneal (TEP) approach...
August 14, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28812202/diagnosis-of-inguinal-hernia-by-prone-vs-supine-position-computed-tomography
#4
A Miyaki, K Yamaguchi, S Kishibe, A Ida, T Miyauchi, Y Naritaka
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to investigate the efficacy of prone-position computed tomography (CT) for detecting and classifying inguinal hernia relative to supine-position CT before laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair. METHODS: Seventy-nine patients who underwent laparoscopic transabdominal preperitoneal repair of inguinal hernia were enrolled in this prospective study. Patients diagnosed with inguinal hernia by physical examination underwent abdominal CT in the supine and prone positions for preoperative assessment...
August 10, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28799117/concurrent-hydrocelectomy-during-inguinal-herniorrhaphy-is-a-risk-factor-for-complications-and-reoperation-data-from-rural-haiti
#5
D P Kuwayama, J Augustin
PURPOSE: Series of conventional inguinal herniorrhaphy from low and middle income countries (LMICs) suggest elevated rates of morbidity, mortality, and recurrence, although the reasons remain incompletely understood. We sought to identify risk factors for adverse outcomes from inguinal herniorrhaphy performed in a resource-limited LMIC setting. METHODS: We performed mesh-free modified Bassini inguinal herniorrhaphies on 141 consecutive patients with 156 inguinal hernias over 10 months in rural Haiti...
August 10, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28799065/laparoscopic-inguinal-hernioplasty-after-robot-assisted-laparoscopic-radical-prostatectomy
#6
M Sakon, Y Sekino, M Okada, H Seki, Y Munakata
PURPOSE: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of laparoscopic transabdominal preperitoneal (TAPP) inguinal hernia repair in patients who have undergone robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RALP). METHODS: From July 2014 to December 2016, TAPP inguinal hernia repair was conducted in 40 consecutive patients who had previously undergone RALP. Their data were retrospectively analyzed as an uncontrolled case series. RESULTS: The mean operation time in patients who had previously undergone RALP was 99...
August 10, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28752425/minimal-modulation-of-the-host-immune-response-to-sis-matrix-implants-by-mesenchymal-stem-cells-from-the-amniotic-fluid
#7
F Lesage, S Pranpanus, F M Bosisio, M Jacobs, S Ospitalieri, J Toelen, J Deprest
PURPOSE: Surgical restoration of soft tissue defects often requires implantable devices. The clinical outcome of the surgery is determined by the properties inherent to the used matrix. Mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) modulate the immune processes after in vivo transplantation and their addition to matrices is associated with constructive remodeling. Herein we evaluate the potential of MSC derived from the amniotic fluid (AF-MSC), an interesting MSC source for cell therapeutic applications in the perinatal period, for immune modulation when added to a biomaterial...
July 27, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28752424/factors-associated-with-hernia-recurrence-after-laparoscopic-total-extraperitoneal-repair-for-inguinal-hernia-a-2-year-prospective-cohort-study
#8
L Schjøth-Iversen, A Refsum, K W Brudvik
BACKGROUND: Laparoscopic total extraperitoneal repair (TEP) of inguinal hernia has been associated with higher rates of recurrence compared to open methods. The aim of the present study was to determine independent risk factors for recurrence within 2 years after TEP. METHODS: This was a single-centre prospective cohort study with consecutive inclusion of patients undergoing inguinal hernia repair from 2010 to 2014. Systematic follow-up was conducted 6 months and 2 years postoperatively...
July 27, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28735364/umbilical-hernia-repair-in-pregnant-patients-review-of-the-american-college-of-surgeons-national-surgical-quality-improvement-program
#9
I N Haskins, M J Rosen, A S Prabhu, R L Amdur, S Rosenblatt, F Brody, D M Krpata
BACKGROUND: Umbilical hernias present commonly during pregnancy secondary to increased intra-abdominal pressure. As a result, umbilical hernia incarceration or strangulation may affect pregnant females. The purpose of this study is to detail the operative management and 30-day outcomes of umbilical hernias in pregnant patients using the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS-NSQIP). METHODS: All female patients undergoing umbilical hernia repair during pregnancy were identified within the ACS-NSQIP...
July 22, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28698899/methodical-endoscopic-repair-of-congenital-indirect-inguinoscrotal-hernia-in-adult-male-patients-with-completely-patent-processus-vaginalis
#10
C R Berney
PURPOSE: Indirect inguinal hernia related to the presence of a patent processus vaginalis (PPV) in adult is estimated to be around 15%. Most surgeons would favor a standard anterior hernioplasty to minimize the potential risk of damaging the spermatic cord structures that are always intimately fused to the congenital peritoneal sac. This also means overlooking the potential benefit of alternative posterior techniques such as endoscopic totally extraperitoneal (TEP) repair that is known to offer faster recovery with reduced risk of developing chronic groin pain...
July 11, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28681152/comment-to-development-of-a-standardized-curriculum-concept-for-continuing-training-in-hernia-surgery-german-hernia-school-lorenz-r-stechemesser-b-reinpold-w-et-al
#11
LETTER
Linda D'Amore, Paolo Negro, Pierluigi Ipponi, Francesca Ceci, Maria Romana Grimaldi, Francesco Gossetti
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
July 5, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28676927/feasibility-and-limits-of-inguinal-hernia-repair-under-local-anaesthesia-in-a-limited-resource-environment-a-prospective-controlled-study
#12
S Bourgouin, Y Goudard, A Montcriol, J Bordes, A Nau, P Balandraud
PURPOSE: Local anaesthesia (LA) has proven effective for inguinal hernia repair in developed countries. Hernias in low to middle income countries represent a different issue. The aim of this study was to analyse the feasibility of LA for African hernia repairs in a limited resource environment. METHODS: Data from patients who underwent herniorrhaphy under LA or spinal anaesthesia (SA) by the 6th and 7th Forward Surgical Team were prospectively collected. All of the patients benefited from a transversus abdominis plane (TAP) block for postoperative analgesia...
July 4, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28634690/long-term-retromuscular-and-intraperitoneal-mesh-size-changes-within-a-randomized-controlled-trial-on-incisional-hernia-repair-including-a-review-of-the-literature
#13
P Rogmark, O Ekberg, A Montgomery
Purpose Ingrowth of fibroblasts in a polypropylene mesh may cause contraction and a later recurrence. We assessed mesh contraction in intraabdominal and retromuscular implantation after incisional hernia repair. METHODS: A cohort of patients within an RCT on laparoscopic (LHR) versus open hernia repair (OHR) had their mesh borders marked with metal clips. X-ray was performed on postoperative day 1 and after 1 year. Total length, width, and dislocation were measured. A tacker fixated large-pore polypropylene mesh was used in LHR, and a retromuscular small-pore heavy-weight mesh was sutured to the midline in OHR...
June 20, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28616709/a-simplified-surgical-technique-for-recurrent-inguinal-hernia-repair-following-total-extraperitoneal-patch-plastic
#14
P Knyazeva, P F Alesina, P Stadelmeier, M Anaya-Cortez, M K Walz
PURPOSE: To present a new and alternative method for surgical treatment of recurrent inguinal hernia after total extraperitoneal patch plastic (TEP). METHODS: From January 2005 to September 2015, 35 patients (34 male, 1 female; mean age 65 ± 12.6 years) with recurrent inguinal hernia following TEP were operated at the Kliniken Essen-Mitte using a simplified method consisting of re-fixation of the primary mesh to the inguinal ligament by an anterior approach...
June 14, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28608007/comment-to-the-increased-cost-of-ventral-hernia-recurrence-a-cost-analysis-davila-d-g-parikh-n-frelich-m-j-et-al-hernia-2016-20-811
#15
LETTER
B Joob, V Wiwanitkit
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 12, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28608006/reply-to-comment-to-the-increased-cost-of-ventral-hernia-recurrence-a-cost-analysis-davila-d-g-parikh-n-frelich-m-j-et-al-hernia-2016-20-811
#16
LETTER
D G Davila, M I Goldblatt
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 12, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28560554/continuous-local-analgesia-is-effective-in-postoperative-pain-treatment-after-medium-and-large-incisional-hernia-repair
#17
M C Gherghinescu, C Copotoiu, A E Lazar, D Popa, S S Mogoanta, C Molnar
INTRODUCTION: Incisional hernias are a frequent complication of laparotomy. Open surgery is still an option for the treatment of incisional hernias with medium and large wall defects. Major opioids are routinely used in the treatment of postoperative pain, with several side effects. Continuous local analgesia can be effective in postoperative pain management after various surgical interventions. However, very few reports exist on its application in incisional hernias. PURPOSE: We assessed the effectiveness of ropivacaine in reducing the need for systemic analgesics in postoperative pain management related to these interventions...
May 30, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28631104/is-there-an-association-between-surgeon-hat-type-and-30-day-wound-events-following-ventral-hernia-repair
#18
REVIEW
I N Haskins, A S Prabhu, D M Krpata, A J Perez, L Tastaldi, C Tu, S Rosenblatt, B K Poulose, M J Rosen
INTRODUCTION: While several patient and operative variables have been shown to be associated with an increased risk of postoperative wound events, the association between surgical hat type worn by surgeons and postoperative wound events remains controversial. The purpose of this study is to investigate the association between type of surgical hat worn by surgeons and the incidence of postoperative wound events following ventral hernia repair using the Americas Hernia Society Quality Collaborative database...
August 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28569365/risk-adjusted-procedure-tailoring-leads-to-uniformly-low-complication-rates-in-ventral-and-incisional-hernia-repair-a-propensity-score-analysis-and-internal-validation-of-classification-criteria
#19
U A Dietz, A Fleischhacker, S Menzel, U Klinge, C Jurowich, K Haas, P Heuschmann, C-T Germer, A Wiegering
BACKGROUND: The usual approach in hernia surgery is to select the ideal repair method independent of the patient's characteristics. In the present study, we change the approach to ask which technique is best for the individual patient`s risk profile. For this, two criteria are important: does the patient need reconstruction of the abdominal wall? or does he or she need treatment of symptoms without being exposed to unnecessarily high perioperative risks? METHODS: In a heuristic selection procedure, 486 consecutive patients were classified according to their characteristics as low-risk or high-risk for postoperative complications...
August 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28534258/closed-incision-prophylactic-negative-pressure-wound-therapy-in-patients-undergoing-major-complex-abdominal-wall-repair
#20
F E E de Vries, J J Atema, O Lapid, M C Obdeijn, M A Boermeester
PURPOSE: To evaluate if incisional prophylactic negative pressure wound therapy (pNPWT) reduces wound infections and other wound complications in high-risk patients undergoing major complex ventral abdominal wall repair. METHODS: Retrospective before-after comparison nested in a consecutive series of patients undergoing elective major complex abdominal wall repair. Starting January 2014, pNPWT was applied on the closed incisional wound for a minimum of 5 days. To minimize selection bias, we compared two periods of 14 months before and after January 2014...
August 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
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