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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29777354/randomized-study-of-the-influence-of-two-dimensional-versus-three-dimensional-imaging-using-a-novel-3d-head-mounted-display-hms-3000mt-on-performance-of-laparoscopic-inguinal-hernia-repair
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M Patrzyk, M Klee, T Stefaniak, C D Heidecke, K Beyer
BACKGROUND: 3D laparoscopy has proven to be superior to the 2D approach in experimental settings. The aim of the present study was to investigate the influence of 3D laparoscopy using a novel head-mounted display on the performance of defined steps within a laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair. This effect was investigated both in laparoscopically advanced surgeons and in beginners. METHODS: Patients suffering from symptomatic inguinal hernia were randomly assigned to laparoscopic hernia repair using either a head-mounted 3D display or a conventional 2D laparoscopic approach...
May 17, 2018: Surgical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29766307/the-laparoscopic-inguinal-and-diaphragmatic-defect-lidd-model-a-validation-study-of-a-novel-box-trainer-model
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Damir Ljuhar, Samuel Alexander, Sarah Martin, Ramesh Nataraja
BACKGROUND: Paediatric laparoscopic procedures are now becoming routine practice. Therefore, there is a need for simulated laparoscopic models to acquire part-procedural competency prior to direct patient contact in a safe learning environment. For this reason, we chose two paediatric conditions; inguinal hernia (IH) and congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH), which were combined to create the laparoscopic inguinal and diaphragmatic defect (LIDD) model. Our aim was to assess this novel surgical simulation model by determining its construct and content validity...
May 15, 2018: Surgical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29761278/laparoscopic-totally-extraperitoneal-tep-inguinal-hernia-repair-in-patients-with-previous-lower-abdominal-surgery
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Toru Zuiki, Jun Ohki, Masanori Ochi, Alan Kawarai Lefor
BACKGROUND: We have performed laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal (TEP) repair for inguinal hernia repair for the last 20 years. We use two balloon dilators (sphere and kidney type) to dissect the preperitoneal space for the TEP repair. It may be difficult to obtain exposure in patients who previously underwent lower abdominal surgery, because of adhesions to the abdominal wall. We reviewed our experience with inguinal hernia repairs to retrospectively analyze factors that limit the laparoscopic TEP approach...
May 14, 2018: Surgical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29756096/an-overlooked-complication-of-the-inguinal-hernia-repair-dysejaculation
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REVIEW
İlhan Ece, Hüseyin Yılmaz
The objective of this study was to investigate the rate of post-herniorrhaphy dysejaculation in the current literature. A comprehensive search of PubMed, Medline, Google Scholar, and Google databases was performed using the keywords "groin hernia and chronic pain," "inguinal hernia and chronic pain," "dysejaculation," and "ejaculatory pain." The eligible studies were evaluated in terms of ejaculatory pain and surgical technique used. Ten studies with 122 patients were eligible for the analysis...
2018: Turkish Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29754628/approach-to-the-patient-with-chronic-groin-pain
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REVIEW
Q Lina Hu, David C Chen
Chronic postoperative inguinal pain has become a primary outcome parameter after elective inguinal hernia repair with significant consequences affecting patient productivity, employment, and quality of life. A systematic and thorough preoperative evaluation is important to identify the etiologies and types of pain. Owing to the complex nature of chronic pain, a multimodal and multidisciplinary treatment approach is recommended. Patients with chronic pain refractory to conservative measures may be considered for surgical intervention...
June 2018: Surgical Clinics of North America
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29754627/minimally-invasive-approaches-to-inguinal-hernias
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REVIEW
Charlotte M Horne, Ajita S Prabhu
Both the transabdominal preperitoneal approach and the total extraperitoneal approach to inguinal hernias provide an effective means of repairing inguinal hernias. The robotic platform can be used and may help to decrease immediate postoperative pain; however, as this is a fairly new technique, more research will help further determine long-term outcomes. In all methods of fixation, we ensure adequate fixation medially with tacks placed on the Cooper ligament. Awareness of the nerves and vessels helps to guide dissection as well as prevent inadvertent injury during mesh fixation...
June 2018: Surgical Clinics of North America
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29754626/inguinal-hernia-four-open-approaches
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REVIEW
Shirin Towfigh
Open inguinal hernia approaches are varied. The best studied approaches are reviewed herein. The common factor among them is the imperative anatomy knowledge of the surgeon. This knowledge is key to improved outcomes. A tailored approach is best to determine which open technique, if any, is most appropriate for the patient. Although the anterior mesh approach is the most commonly applied, there is support in using the posterior approach or a tissue repair for subsets of patients, such as women.
June 2018: Surgical Clinics of North America
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29754625/inguinal-hernia-mastering-the-anatomy
#8
REVIEW
Heidi J Miller
The success of an inguinal hernia repair is defined by the permanence of the operation while creating the fewest complications at minimal cost and allowing patients an early return to activity. This success relies and depends on the surgeon's knowledge and understanding of groin anatomy and physiology. This article reviews relevant anatomy to inguinal hernia repair and technical steps to open tissue and mesh repairs as well as minimally invasive approaches.
June 2018: Surgical Clinics of North America
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29753277/amyand-s-hernia-a-case-report-and-review-of-the-literature
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Youssef Shaban, Adel Elkbuli, Mark McKenney, Dessy Boneva
INTRODUCTION: An Amyand hernia is a rare disease where the appendix is found within an inguinal hernia sac. This rare entity is named after the French born English surgeon, Dr. Claudius Amyand. Inguinal hernias are one of the most common surgeries that a general surgeon performs with more than 20 million inguinal hernia repairs performed yearly worldwide. The incidence of finding an appendix within the hernia sac is rare, occurring in less than 1% of inguinal hernia patients and when complications arise such as inflammation, perforation, or abscess formation it becomes exceptionally rare with an incidence of about 0...
May 7, 2018: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29750327/do-nano-crystalline-silver-coated-hernia-grafts-reduce-infection
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Elif Nergiz Adıgüzel, Ebru Esen, Gökçe Aylaz, Betül Keskinkılıç Yağız, Mehmet Kıyan, Aydın Doğan, Ali Ekrem Ünal
PURPOSE: Inguinal hernia repairs are the most common interventions in adults in general surgery clinics. Depending on the type of mesh and repair, the incidence of mesh-related infection ranges from 0.6 to 8%. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is the most common microorganism causing graft infection. The aim of this study was to investigate the efficacy of nano-crystalline silver-coated polypropylene grafts against graft infection created with MRSA in rats. METHODS: A total of 60 female, Wistar albino rats were used in the study...
May 10, 2018: World Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29747862/the-effect-of-insurance-type-on-access-to-inguinal-hernia-repair-under-the-affordable-care-act
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Walter Hsiang, Catherine McGeoch, Sarah Lee, William Cheung, Robert Becher, Kimberly A Davis, Kevin M Schuster
BACKGROUND: The expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act extended coverage to any individual with an income up to 138% of the federal poverty level. Our study of surgeon practice management investigated the impact of the type of insurance on access to elective inguinal hernia repair and the disparities in access between Medicaid expansion and nonexpansion states. METHODS: Practices of 240 hernia repair surgeons across 8 states were randomly selected from the American College of Surgeons Find a Surgeon Database...
May 7, 2018: Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29744593/decreasing-prevalence-of-chronic-pain-after-laparoscopic-groin-hernia-repair-a-nationwide-cross-sectional-questionnaire-study
#12
Stina Öberg, Kristoffer Andresen, Jacob Rosenberg
PURPOSE: Up to 6-7% of patients who have undergone laparoscopic groin hernia repair suffer from chronic pain, depending on various factors; however, the long-term course is unclear. The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence of chronic pain 1-5 years after laparoscopic groin hernia repair. METHODS: The subjects of this nationwide cross-sectional questionnaire study were adults who underwent laparoscopic mesh repair of an inguinal or a femoral hernia...
May 9, 2018: Surgery Today
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29738381/robotic-assisted-laparoscopic-repair-of-scrotal-inguinal-hernias
#13
Christopher G Yheulon, Daniel W Maxwell, Fadi M Balla, Ankit D Patel, Edward Lin, Jamil L Stetler, Steven S Davis
BACKGROUND: Scrotal inguinal hernias represent a challenging surgical pathology. Although some advanced laparoscopists can repair these hernias through a minimally invasive approach, open repair is considered the technique of choice for most surgeons. The purpose of this study is to show our results of robotic-assisted laparoscopic repair of scrotal inguinal hernias. PATIENTS AND METHODS: We reviewed the charts of 14 patients with inguinoscrotal hernias who underwent robotic-assisted transabdominal preperitoneal (TAPP) hernia repair...
May 5, 2018: Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29728882/factors-predicting-chronic-pain-after-open-inguinal-hernia-repair-a-regression-analysis-of-randomized-trial-comparing-three-different-meshes-with-three-fixation-methods-finnmesh-study
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M Matikainen, E Aro, J Vironen, J Kössi, T Hulmi, S Silvasti, I Ilves, M Hertsi, K Mustonen, H Paajanen
BACKGROUND: Chronic pain after inguinal hernioplasty is the foremost side-effect up to 10-30% of patients. Mesh fixation may influence on the incidence of chronic pain after open anterior mesh repairs. METHODS: Some 625 patients who underwent open anterior mesh repairs were randomized to receive one of the three meshes and fixations: cyanoacrylate glue with low-weight polypropylene mesh (n = 216), non-absorbable sutures with partially absorbable mesh (n = 207) or self-gripping polyesther mesh (n = 202)...
May 4, 2018: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29721702/first-100-consecutive-robotic-inguinal-hernia-repairs-at-a-veterans-affairs-hospital
#15
Alyssa K Kosturakis, Kathryn E LaRusso, Nels D Carroll, Michael B Nicholl
The utilization of robotics in general surgery has increased significantly including usage in the Veterans Affairs (VA) system. We implemented a robotic inguinal hernia repair (RIHR) program in our VA hospital and report on initial experience with safety and outcomes. The first 100 consecutive RIHR at a VA hospital were reviewed and compared against the results of contemporaneous open inguinal hernia repair (OIHR). Data were collected for operative characteristics, surgical complications and pain related outcomes...
May 3, 2018: Journal of Robotic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29720755/a-comparative-study-to-evaluate-ultrasound-guided-transversus-abdominis-plane-block-versus-ilioinguinal-iliohypogastric-nerve-block-for-post-operative-analgesia-in-adult-patients-undergoing-inguinal-hernia-repair
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Kirti Kamal, Parul Jain, Teena Bansal, Geeta Ahlawat
Background and Aims: Both transversus abdominis plane (TAP) block and combined ilioinguinal-iliohypogastric (IIN/IHN) blocks are used routinely under ultrasound (USG) guidance for postoperative pain relief in patients undergoing inguinal hernia surgery. This study compares USG guided TAP Vs IIN/IHN block for post-operative analgesic efficacy in adults undergoing inguinal hernia surgery. Methods: Sixty adults aged 18 to 60 with American Society of Anesthesiologsts' grade I or II were included...
April 2018: Indian Journal of Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29717658/concurrent-inguinal-hernia-repair-in-patients-undergoing-minimally-invasive-radical-prostatectomy-a-national-surgical-quality-improvement-program-study
#17
Leilei Xia, Benjamin L Taylor, Neal Patel, Raju R Chelluri, Jay D Raman, Douglas Scherr, Thomas J Guzzo
OBJECTIVE: To compare perioperative 30-day outcomes between minimally-invasive radical prostatectomy (MIRP) with and without concurrent inguinal hernia repair (IHR) using a national database. METHODS: The National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database was queried for MIRP from 2012-2015. Concurrent IHR was identified using relevant Current Procedural Terminology codes. Primary outcomes were overall complications, reoperations, unplanned readmissions, and mortality within 30 days of MIRP...
May 2, 2018: Journal of Endourology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29716814/commentary-to-laparoscopic-inguinal-hernia-repair-by-modified-peritoneal-leaflet-closure-description-and-initial-results-in-children
#18
Jeffrey B Campbell
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 12, 2018: Journal of Pediatric Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29713930/does-robotic-assisted-transabdominal-preperitoneal-r-tapp-hernia-repair-facilitate-contralateral-investigation-and-repair-without-compromising-patient-morbidity
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Eugene O Dickens, Ramachandra Kolachalam, Anthony Gonzalez, Christopher Richardson, Lawrence D'Amico, Jorge Rabaza, Reza Gamagami
Inguinal hernia repair (IHR) is performed through either an open or minimally invasive approach (MIS). MIS allows for exploration and potential repair of an occult contralateral hernia. The aim of this study is to evaluate complications associated with intraoperative contralateral exploration and repair through robotic-assisted (da Vinci® ) IHR. 652 robotic-assisted inguinal hernia procedures were uniformly and retrospectively collected from seven surgeons. Incidental contralateral findings were evaluated and populations with and without contralateral findings were compared in terms of demographics, operative characteristics and complications...
April 30, 2018: Journal of Robotic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29712995/postoperative-rehabilitation-may-reduce-the-risk-of-readmission-after-groin-hernia-repair
#20
Grégoire Mercier, Jessica Spence, Christelle Ferreira, Jean-Marc Delay, Charles Meunier, Bertrand Millat, Tri-Long Nguyen, Fabienne Seguret
Thirty-day readmission after surgery has been proposed as a quality-of-care indicator. We explored the effect of postoperative rehabilitation on readmission risk after groin hernia repair. We used the French National Discharge Database to identify all index hospitalizations for groin hernia repair in 2011. Readmissions within 30 days of discharge were clinically classified in terms of their relationship to the index stay. We used logistic regression to adjust the risk of readmission for patient, procedure and hospital factors...
April 30, 2018: Scientific Reports
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