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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28612114/chronic-pain-and-quality-of-life-after-inguinal-hernia-repair-using-the-comi-hernia-score
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Ralph Fabian Staerkle, Raphael Nicolas Vuille-Dit-Bille, Lukas Fink, Christopher Soll, Peter Villiger
PURPOSE: The Core Outcome Measure Index (COMI) is a brief and multidimensional, patient-orientated outcome questionnaire that assesses chronic pain and quality of life after groin hernia repair. The primary aim of this study was to prospectively assess the COMI-hernia score, over an extended period of time in a single large cohort of patients. METHODS: Two hundred and twenty-eight male patients with inguinal hernia repair were included in the present study. Patients were recruited prospectively with an average follow-up of 3 years...
June 13, 2017: Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28599229/round-ligament-varicosities-diagnosed-as-inguinal-hernia-during-pregnancy-a-case-report-and-series-from-two-regional-hospitals-in-japan
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Yuka Mine, Susumu Eguchi, Akihito Enjouji, Masayoshi Fukuda, Junzo Yamaguchi, Yusuke Inoue, Fumihiko Fujita, Ohzora Tsukamoto, Hideaki Masuzaki
INTRODUCTION: Round ligament varicosities (RLV) are not well-known and they are usually caused by pregnancy. Although the groin swelling of RLV mimics an inguinal hernia, it is difficult to distinguish between them through clinical examination alone, and there have been few published reports on this topic, especially from Asia. CASE PRESENTATION: A 37-year-old Japanese woman complained of left groin swelling for 2 weeks at her 28th week of gestation of her first pregnancy...
2017: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28594747/groin-pain-characteristics-and-recurrence-rates-three-year-results-of-a-randomized-controlled-trial-comparing-self-gripping-progrip-mesh-and-sutured-polypropylene-mesh-for-open-inguinal-hernia-repair
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Willem A R Zwaans, Tim Verhagen, Luuk Wouters, Maarten J A Loos, Rudi M H Roumen, Marc R M Scheltinga
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to investigate long-term groin pain and inguinal hernia recurrence rates of 2 types of mesh and to describe the evolution of postoperative groin sensory disturbances. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA: Some patients with an inguinal hernia develop chronic pain following open mesh insertion. Previous trials comparing a semi-resorbable, self-gripping Progrip mesh with a standard sutured polypropylene mesh found conflicting results regarding recurrence rates and residual groin pain...
June 7, 2017: Annals of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28593417/laparoscopic-approach-for-the-treatment-of-chronic-groin-pain-after-inguinal-hernia-repair-laparoscopic-approach-for-inguinodynia
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Bruce Ramshaw, Vincent Vetrano, Mayuri Jagadish, Brandie Forman, Eric Heidel, Matthew Mancini
BACKGROUND: Traditional methods of clinical research may not be adequate to improve the value of care for patients with complex medical problems such as chronic pain after inguinal hernia repair. This problem is very complex with many potential factors contributing to the development of this complication. METHODS: We have implemented a clinical quality improvement (CQI) effort in an attempt to better measure and improve outcomes for patients suffering with chronic groin pain (inguinodynia) after inguinal hernia repair...
June 7, 2017: Surgical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28580058/hydrocele-in-the-canal-of-nuck-ct-appearance-of-a-developmental-groin-anomaly
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Varun Sethi, Harshad Patel
Hydrocele in the Canal of Nuck is a condition of female fetal development. The Canal of Nuck is a patent tubular peritoneal fold that travels with the round ligament to its attachment on the labia major. Failure of complete obliteration of the Canal of Nuck during fetal development predisposes females to development of a hydrocele or an inguinal hernia during post-pubertal or adult stages. We present a case of a 21 year old female with a tender reducible labial mass diagnosed as a Hydrocele in the Canal of Nuck...
November 2016: Journal of Radiology Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28567601/use-of-large-scale-hrqol-datasets-to-generate-individualised-predictions-and-inform-patients-about-the-likely-benefit-of-surgery
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Nils Gutacker, Andrew Street
PURPOSE: The English NHS has mandated the routine collection of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) data before and after surgery, giving prospective patient information about the likely benefit of surgery. Yet, the information is difficult to access and interpret because it is not presented in a lay-friendly format and does not reflect patients' individual circumstances. We set out a methodology to generate personalised information to help patients make informed decisions. METHODS: We used anonymised, pre- and postoperative EuroQol-5D-3L (EQ-5D) data for over 490,000 English NHS patients who underwent primary hip or knee replacement surgery or groin hernia repair between April 2009 and March 2016...
May 31, 2017: Quality of Life Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28507989/diagnostic-laparoscopy-as-decision-tool-for-re-recurrent-inguinal-hernia-treatment-following-open-anterior-and-laparo-endoscopic-posterior-repair
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Ferdinand Köckerling, Christine Schug-Pass
INTRODUCTION: The guidelines of the international hernia societies recommend posterior repair in laparo-endoscopic technique for recurrent inguinal hernia after open anterior mesh repair and, conversely, open anterior repair for recurrence after laparo-endoscopic primary repair. Even when these guidelines are followed, already 1 year after repair a re-recurrence rate of 1-2% must be expected, with that rate rising further in the subsequent years. Accordingly, increasingly more patients with re-recurrence after anterior and posterior mesh implantation must be treated, which constitutes a problem that to date has been investigated in only very few studies...
2017: Frontiers in Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28497407/tobacco-use-is-not-associated-with-groin-hernia-repair-a-population-based-study
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A Hemberg, H Holmberg, M Norberg, P Nordin
PURPOSE: The pathogenesis of groin hernia is not fully understood and some suggested risk factors are debatable. This population-based study evaluates the association between groin hernia repair and tobacco use. METHOD: An observational study based on register linkage between the Swedish Hernia Register and the Västerbotten Intervention Program (VIP). All primary groin hernia repairs performed from 2001 to 2013 in the county of Västerbotten, Sweden, were included...
May 11, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28479107/two-stage-laparoscopic-approach-for-the-treatment-of-strangulated-groin-hernia-with-video
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D Gero, A M Azizi, U Kessler, M Worreth, A Saadi
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 2017: Journal of Visceral Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28460203/deep-ssi-after-mesh-mediated-groin-hernia-repair-management-and-outcome-in-an-emergency-surgery-department
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G Salamone, L Licari, G Augello, S Campanella, N Falco, R Tutino, G Cocorullo, R Gullo, C Raspanti, P De Marco, C Porrello, G Profita, G Gulotta
AIM: Mesh-mediated groin hernia repair is considered the goldstandard procedure. It has low recurrence rate. Rarely a deep Surgical Site Infection (SSI) is seen when a synthetic prosthesis is used. CASE REPORT: We describe a rare case of bilateral deep SSI after mesh-mediated groin hernia repair. Diagnosis was performed through the physical examination and radiological exams. Microbiological samples identified a methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus responsible of the infection...
January 2017: Il Giornale di Chirurgia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28457341/gender-disparities-in-the-utilization-of-laparoscopic-groin-hernia-repair
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Cornelius A Thiels, Kimberly A Holst, Daniel S Ubl, Travis J McKenzie, Martin D Zielinski, David R Farley, Elizabeth B Habermann, Juliane Bingener
BACKGROUND: Clinical treatment guidelines have suggested that laparoscopic hernia repair should be the preferred approach in both men and women with bilateral or recurrent elective groin hernias. Anecdotal evidence suggests, however, that women are less likely to undergo a laparoscopic repair than men, and therefore, we aimed to delineate if these disparities persisted after controlling for patient factors and comorbidities. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Project data were abstracted for all elective groin hernia repairs between 2005 and 2014...
April 2017: Journal of Surgical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28437672/eosinophilic-funiculitis-initially-diagnosed-as-irreducible-inguinal-hernia-a-case-report
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Kohei Yamada, Akashi Ikubo, Shota Ikeda, Satoko Koga, Yasuhiro Tsuru, Hideo Kuroki, Naohiko Koya, Ryuichiro Samejima, Masashi Sakai, Masanobu Tabuchi, Seiji Yunotani, Shinichi Kido, Kazushige Nishimura, Hiroyuki Meiri
BACKGROUND: Most groin masses are first suspected to be groin hernias. More than 80% of bulging groin lesions are reportedly diagnosed as hernias by ultrasonography. Establishment of the correct diagnosis of hernia among all differential diagnoses is not easy. We herein describe a very rare case of groin eosinophilic funiculitis that presented as an irreducible groin hernia. CASE PRESENTATION: A 59-year-old man presented to our hospital with suspicion of a right groin hernia...
April 5, 2017: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28434040/primary-ventral-or-groin-hernia-in-pregnancy-a-cohort-study-of-20-714-women
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E Oma, M Bay-Nielsen, K K Jensen, L N Jorgensen, A Pinborg, T Bisgaard
BACKGROUND: Prevalence, management, and risk of emergency operation for primary ventral or groin hernia in pregnancy are unknown. The objective of this study was to estimate the prevalences of primary ventral or groin hernia in pregnancy and the potential risks for elective and emergency repair. METHODS: This single-institutional retrospective study included all pregnant women attending one or more prenatal consultations at Hvidovre Hospital, Denmark, during a 3-year period...
April 22, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28426559/computed-tomography-evidence-of-fluid-in-the-hernia-sac-predicts-surgical-site-infection-following-mesh-repair-of-acutely-incarcerated-ventral-and-groin-hernias
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Tyler J Loftus, Kristina L Go, Janeen R Jordan, Chasen A Croft, R Stephen Smith, Frederick A Moore, Philip A Efron, Alicia M Mohr, Scott C Brakenridge
BACKGROUND: Mesh placement during repair of acutely incarcerated ventral and groin hernias is associated with high rates of surgical site infection (SSI). The utility of preoperative computed tomography (CT) in this setting is unclear. We hypothesized that CT evidence of bowel wall compromise would predict SSI while accounting for physiologic parameters. METHODS: We performed a 4-year retrospective cohort analysis of 50 consecutive patients who underwent mesh repair of acutely incarcerated ventral or groin hernias...
July 2017: Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28421155/an-appendiceal-carcinoid-tumor-within-an-amyand-s-hernia-mimicking-an-incarcerated-inguinal-hernia
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Gregorios Christodoulidis, Konstantinos Perivoliotis, Alexandros Diamantis, Dionysios Dimas, Michael Spyridakis, Konstantinos Tepetes
Introduction. We report the case of an appendiceal carcinoid tumor within an Amyand's hernia, presenting as an incarcerated right inguinal hernia. Presentation of Case. A 52-year-old male presented in the emergency department due to a persistent right inguinal pain. Clinical examination revealed a tender right groin mass. Laboratory tests revealed leukocytosis and an increased serum CRP. Under the diagnosis of an incarcerated right inguinal hernia, an emergency operation was taken. Intraoperatively, an inflamed appendix and a part of the cecum were found in the hernia sac...
2017: Case Reports in Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28417076/the-case-of-huge-pure-lipoma-of-the-spermatic-cord-misdiagnosed-as-inguinal-hernia
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Dong In Jo, Sang Kyu Choi, Soon Heum Kim, Cheol Keun Kim, Hong Chung, Hong Sup Kim
Clinically, pure spermatic-cord lipoma has not been recognized as a disease entity but regarded as an incidental finding at the time of hernia repair, because it presents groin symptoms and clinical findings indistinguishable from those of inguinal hernia. We report the successful treatment of case of huge pure spermatic-cord lipoma originally misdiagnosed as inguinal hernia. The patients had tumor excision without orchiectomy. Symptoms improved without any complication. In patients with inguinal hernia symptoms, pure spermatic-cord lipoma should be recognized as a significant clinical entity, and differential diagnosis should be achieved using ultrasonography and computed tomography to avoid unnecessary hernia repair...
July 2017: Urology Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28416252/hydroceles-not-just-for-men
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Danielle Biggs, Amy Patwa, Steve Gohsler
BACKGROUND: Hydroceles develop in females through the canal of Nuck. This canal is formed when the processes vaginalis fails to obliterate during development. The canal of Nuck can lead to the formation of not only hydroceles, but hernias as well. Although physicians typically think of hydroceles occurring in males, on rare occasions, they do occur in females because of this defect. They are often mistaken for incarcerated hernias, making ultrasound an excellent tool to distinguish between them and guide further treatment...
April 14, 2017: Journal of Emergency Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28383366/a-novel-case-of-autosomal-dominant-cutis-laxa-in-a-consanguineous-family-report-and-literature-review
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Mehmet B Duz, Emre Kirat, Paul J Coucke, Erkan Koparir, Alper Gezdirici, Anne De Paepe, Bert Callewaert, Mehmet Seven
Autosomal dominant cutis laxa (ADCL, OMIM #123700) is a rare connective tissue disorder characterized by loose, redundant skin folds that may be apparent form birth or appear later in life. Most severely affected areas are the neck, axillar regions, trunk, and groin. Typically, patients present with characteristic facial features including a premature aged appearance, long philtrum, a high forehead, large ears, and a beaked nose. Cardiovascular and pulmonary complications include bicuspid aortic valves, aortic root dilatation, and emphysema...
July 2017: Clinical Dysmorphology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28349226/colonic-diverticulosis-is-associated-with-abdominal-wall-hernia
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E Oma, L N Jorgensen, S Meisner, N A Henriksen
PURPOSE: Colonic diverticulosis and abdominal wall hernia are common pathologies. Studies have suggested that connective tissue alterations play a role in the formation of both diverticulosis and abdominal wall hernia. The aim of this cohort study was to evaluate the association between diverticulosis and abdominal wall hernia in a large cohort of patients undergoing colonoscopy. METHODS: All consecutive patients who underwent colonoscopy between 2001 and 2013 at Bispebjerg Hospital were eligible for inclusion...
March 27, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28344951/a-case-of-littr%C3%A3-s-hernia-at-zinder-national-hospital-zinder-niger
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I Amadou Magagi, H Adamou, O Habou
The presence of a Meckel's diverticulum in a hernia sac is known as Littré's hernia. We report a case of Littré's hernia in an 18-year old young man because of the uncommon condition. An 18-year old young patient was admitted to the Emergency Surgical Department of Zinder National Hospital, Zinder, Niger with a painful inguinoscrotal swelling of three days duration. The diagnosis of strangulated right inguinoscrotal hernia was made. At surgery, a Meckel's diverticulum was found at the antimesenteric border of the ileum in the hernia sac, the bowel loop was not viable...
April 2016: Journal of the West African College of Surgeons
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