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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27908502/centralized-capacity-building-training-of-lichtenstein-hernioplasty-in-brazil
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Alexandra M Moore, Néha Datta, Justin P Wagner, Alexander D Schroeder, Wolfgang Reinpold, Maurice Y Franciss, Rodrigo A Silva, David C Chen, Charles J Filipi, Sergio Roll
BACKGROUND: In Brazil, access to healthcare varies widely by community. Options for repair of surgically correctable conditions, such as inguinal hernias, are limited. A training program was instituted to expand access to Lichtenstein hernioplasty. METHODS: Between September, 2014 and September, 2015, 3 orders of training series took place in São Paulo, Brazil. Participating surgeons received training and assessments from expert trainers using the Operative Performance Rating Scale (OPRS)...
November 22, 2016: American Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27906759/development-of-a-disease-based-hernia-program-and-the-impact-on-cost-for-a-hospital-system
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David M Krpata, Ivy N Haskins, Steven Rosenblatt, Sharon Grundfest, Ajita Prabhu, Michael J Rosen
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to assess the impact of developing a hernia program on mesh utilization. BACKGROUND: With the ongoing changes in healthcare, the value of all interventions will see increased scrutiny. Hernia mesh can be one of the most costly components of hernia repairs. A disease-based institutional hernia program that defines roles for mesh utilization and measures outcomes has the potential to add significant value to hospital systems. METHODS: In August 2014, a disease-based hernia program was initiated across a hospital system...
November 30, 2016: Annals of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27898348/spontaneous-endometriosis-associated-with-an-umbilical-hernia-a-case-report-and-review-of-the-literature
#3
Hishaam Ismael, Yury Ragoza, Angela Harden, Steven Cox
INTRODUCTION: Umbilical endometriosis occurring in the presence of an underlying hernia is extremely rare and presents a diagnostic challenge for the general surgeon. We present an interesting case and perform a comprehensive review of the literature. METHODS: Medline and PubMed were queried for all cases of spontaneous umbilical endometriosis associated with an umbilical hernia. Data was analyzed and is presented along with an interesting case. RESULTS: Only 7 cases have been reported in the literature...
November 15, 2016: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27893306/mesh-fixation-with-fibrin-sealant-in-totally-extraperitoneal-hernia-repair
#4
Hank Hirsch, Kei Nagatomo, Jonathan Gefen
INTRODUCTION: Repair of inguinal hernia is a common procedure, but there is a lack of consensus as to the optimal repair technique along with the use of mesh and methods of mesh fixation. The objective of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of fibrin sealant for mesh fixation in laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal (TEP) inguinal hernia repair. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A study was conducted of the first 200 patients undergoing TEP hernia repair with mesh fixation using fibrin sealant between March 2012 and January 2014...
November 28, 2016: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27889845/randomized-trial-comparing-self-gripping-semi-re-absorbable-mesh-progrip-with-polypropylene-mesh-in-open-inguinal-hernioplasty-the-6%C3%A2-years-result
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J K M Fan, J Yip, D C C Foo, O S H Lo, W L Law
OBJECTIVES: The use of absorbable polylactic acid hook self-gripping polypropylene mesh in open inguinal hernia may potentially reduce operative time and enhance patient recovery. The objective of this randomized trial is to compare the outcomes following self-gripping mesh repair to polypropylene mesh secured with sutures in open inguinal hernioplasty. METHOD: Eligible patients aged 18-80 years old, who had primary unilateral uncomplicated inguinal hernia, were randomized into either Polypropylene (PL) group or PROGRIP (PG) group just before the placement of mesh intra-operatively by computer generated code...
November 26, 2016: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27884387/initial-results-of-the-national-registry-of-incisional-hernia
#6
José Antonio Pereira, Manuel López-Cano, Pilar Hernández-Granados, Xavier Feliu
INTRODUCTION: The aim of this study was to the data from the National Registry of Incisional Hernia (EVEREG) to determine the reality of the treatment of this condition in Spain. METHODS: EVEREG is an online prospective database which has been functioning since July 2012; operations for incisional hernia are anonymously recorded. RESULTS: Up to March 2015, 4501 hernias from 95 of the 113 participating hospitals were registered. The mean age of the patients was 62...
November 21, 2016: Cirugía Española
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27884334/assessment-of-the-incidence-of-chronic-pain-and-discomfort-after-primary-inguinal-hernia-repair
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Hideyuki Takata, Takeshi Matsutani, Nobutoshi Hagiwara, Junji Ueda, Hiroki Arai, Yasuyuki Yokoyama, Tsutomu Nomura, Eiji Uchida
BACKGROUND: Chronic pain and discomfort is a notable complication after inguinal hernia repair. This study assesses the incidence and degree of chronic pain and discomfort after primary inguinal hernia repair performed in our hospital and aims to clarify its relationship to the type of mesh placement. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A retrospective analysis was conducted of 334 patients (378 lesions) who underwent primary inguinal hernia using the Lichtenstein (onlay mesh), Ultrapro Plug (UPP; onlay plus plug mesh), modified Kugel Patch (onlay and underlay mesh), or laparoscopic transabdominal preperitoneal (TAPP; underlay mesh) procedure...
December 2016: Journal of Surgical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27884322/vac-instillation-therapy-in-abdominal-mesh-exposure-a-novel-indication
#8
Angela Garcia-Ruano, Esther Deleyto, Sebastian Garcia-Fernandez
BACKGROUND: Defects of the abdominal wall pose a problem for general surgeons that negatively affects patient prognosis. In cases of abdominal wall wound dehiscence and exposed abdominal mesh, conservative treatment has not been proven effective to date. We aimed to study patient outcomes in cases of abdominal wall wound dehiscence with mesh exposure treated with vacuum-assisted closure system with intermittent instillation (VAC-instillation) as a temporary cover to achieve wound closure...
December 2016: Journal of Surgical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27878640/in-vitro-examination-of-the-biocompatibility-of-fibroblast-cell-lines-on-alloplastic-meshes-and-sterilized-polyester-mosquito-mesh
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R Wiessner, T Kleber, N Ekwelle, K Ludwig, D-U Richter
INTRODUCTION: The use of alloplastic implants for tissue strengthening when treating hernias is an established therapy worldwide. Despite the high incidence of hernias in Africa and Asia, the implantation of costly mesh netting is not financially feasible. Because of that various investigative groups have examined the use of sterilized mosquito netting. The animal experiments as well as the clinical trials have both shown equivalent short- and long-term results. The goal of this paper is the comparison of biocompatibility of human fibroblasts on the established commercially available nets and on sterilized polyester mosquito mesh over a period of 12 weeks...
November 23, 2016: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27878459/stapled-mesh-stoma-reinforcement-technique-smart-in-the-prevention-of-parastomal-hernia-a-single-centre-experience
#10
Z Q Ng, P Tan, M Theophilus
PURPOSE: Parastomal hernia remains a frequent complication following creation of an abdominal stoma. Previous interests have centred around the exploration of methods to repair; however, prophylactic mesh placement has demonstrated its efficacy in reduction of parastomal hernia. The aim of this retrospective analysis was to evaluate the outcomes of Stapled Mesh stomA Reinforcement Technique (SMART) in terms of parastomal hernia occurrence rate and mesh-related complications. METHODS AND MATERIALS: All patients operated with an abdominal perineal resection or Hartmann's procedure with SMART from November 2013 to March 2016 were included...
November 22, 2016: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27875096/paraesophageal-hernia-repair-techniques-for-success
#11
Tyler D Cohn, Nathaniel J Soper
With the introduction of laparoscopy, the outcomes of patients undergoing paraesophageal hernia repair have improved dramatically. When the fundamentals of a proper repair are followed, patients can expect to have improvement in gastroesophageal reflux symptoms, including heartburn, regurgitation, chest pain, dysphagia, and dyspnea. Adhering to these principles will alleviate patients' symptoms and avoid reoperation. This article describes the approach to paraesophageal hernia repair, including patient evaluation, operative technique, and postoperative management...
November 22, 2016: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27872012/biomimetic-collagen-elastin-meshes-for-ventral-hernia-repair-in-a-rat-model
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Silvia Minardi, Francesca Taraballi, Xin Wang, Fernando J Cabrera, Jeffrey L Van Eps, Andrew B Robbins, Monica Sandri, Michael R Moreno, Bradley K Weiner, Ennio Tasciotti
: Ventral hernia repair remains a major clinical need. Herein, we formulated a type I collagen/elastin crosslinked blend (CollE) for the fabrication of biomimetic meshes for ventral hernia repair. To evaluate the effect of architecture on the performance of the implants, CollE was formulated both as flat sheets (CollE Sheets) and porous scaffolds (CollE Scaffolds). The morphology, hydrophylicity and in vitro degradation were assessed by SEM, water contact angle and differential scanning calorimetry, respectively...
November 18, 2016: Acta Biomaterialia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27871011/multiple-concurrent-bilateral-groin-hernias-in-a-single-patient-a-case-report-and-a-review-of-uncommon-groin-hernias-a-possible-source-of-persistent-pain-after-successful-repair
#13
O Y Matsevych, M Z Koto, J H R Becker
INTRODUCTION: The wide use of laparoscopy for groin hernia repair has unveiled "hidden hernias" silently residing in this area. During the open repair of the presenting hernia, the surgeon was often unaware of these occult hernias. These patients postoperatively may present with unexplained chronic groin or pelvic pain. PRESENTATION OF CASE: Rare groin hernias are defined according to their anatomical position. Challenges in the diagnosis and management of occult rare groin hernias are discussed...
November 15, 2016: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27870783/preperitoneal-suction-technique-to-secure-the-proper-mesh-position-during-laparoscopic-herniorrhaphy
#14
Nobutoshi Soeta, Takuro Saito, Fujio Ito, Mitsukazu Gotoh
PURPOSE: Dislocation of the mesh is 1 cause of recurrence after laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair (LIHR). Here, we propose a new procedure, the "preperitoneal cavity suction technique," to confirm mesh position during LIHR under a transabdominal preperitoneal approach (TAPP). PATIENTS AND METHODS: We developed the "preperitoneal cavity suction technique" during LIHR by TAPP, visualizing the mesh through the closed peritoneum by vacuuming up the carbon dioxide and effusion at the preperitoneal cavity using a suction tube inserted through the tunnel from a laterally placed trocar into the preperitoneal space...
November 18, 2016: Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27869487/the-incidence-of-incisional-hernias-following-ileostomy-reversal-in-colorectal-cancer-patients-treated-with-anterior-resection
#15
Balazs Fazekas, Bence Fazekas, J Hendricks, N Smart, T Arulampalam
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to identify the rate of incisional hernia formation following ileostomy reversal in patients who underwent anterior resection for colorectal cancer. In addition, we aimed to ascertain risk factors for the development of reversal-site incisional hernias and to record the characteristics of the resultant hernias. MATERIALS AND METHODS Using a prospectively compiled database of colorectal cancer patients who were treated with anterior resection, we identified individuals who had undergone both ileostomy formation and subsequent reversal of their ileostomies from January 2005 to December 2014...
November 21, 2016: Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27867954/laparoscopic-repair-of-inguinal-hernia-in-adults
#16
Xue-Fei Yang, Jia-Lin Liu
Laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia is mini-invasive and has confirmed effects. The procedures include intraperitoneal onlay mesh (IPOM) repair, transabdominal preperitoneal (TAPP) repair and total extraperitoneal (TEP) repair. These procedures have totally different anatomic point of view, process and technical key points from open operations. The technical details of these operations are discussed in this article, also the strategies of treatment for some special conditions.
October 2016: Annals of Translational Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27866294/renal-paratransplant-hernia-revealed-a-review-of-the-literature
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D Moris, J Bokos, M Vailas, K Kakavia, E Spartalis, A Athanasiou, D Schizas, S Vernadakis
BACKGROUND: Renal paratransplant hernia (RPH) is an uncommon variant of internal hernias developed in renal transplant recipients. The aim of this review is to meticulously present and analyze all data coming mainly from case reports or short-case studies on this very uncommon surgical entity. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The MEDLINE/PubMed database was searched for publications with the medical subject heading ''renal paratransplant hernia''. All the references from the identified articles were searched for relevant information...
November 19, 2016: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27864616/randomized-clinical-trial-comparing-cyanoacrylate-glue-versus-suture-fixation-in-lichtenstein-hernia-repair-7-year-outcome-analysis
#18
M Matikainen, J Kössi, S Silvasti, T Hulmi, H Paajanen
BACKGROUND: Lichtenstein hernioplasty has relatively low recurrence rate, but chronic inguinal pain may cause harm to the patient. The aim of our study was to compare long-term results of cyanoacrylate glue versus absorbable sutures for mesh fixation in Lichtenstein hernioplasty. METHODS: Lichtenstein hernioplasty (n = 302) was performed under local anesthesia in three hospitals. The patients were randomized to receive either 1 ml of butyl-2-cyanoacrylate tissue glue (Glubran(®); 151 hernias) or absorbable polyglycolic acid sutures (Dexon(®); 151 hernias) for mesh fixation (Optilene(®) mesh)...
November 18, 2016: World Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27863943/surgical-management-of-chronic-mesh-infection-following-incisional-hernia-repair
#19
H Boullenois, D Moszkowicz, T Poghosyan, J-L Bouillot
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December 2016: Journal of Visceral Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27860376/laparoscopic-mesh-repair-of-adult-diaphragmatic-hernia-a-report-of-two-cases
#20
Junya Oguma, Soji Ozawa, Akihito Kazuno, Miho Nitta, Yamato Ninomiya
Congenital diaphragmatic hernia is very rare in adults. The first choice of treatment is surgery, but the optimal surgical method remains unclear. We performed laparoscopic surgeries for two types of congenital diaphragmatic hernias using a novel mesh coated with a chemically modified substance. The first patient was a 65-year-old man with a Bochdalek hernia without a hernial sac, and the other patient was an 80-year-old woman with a Morgagni hernia with a hernial sac. The short-term outcomes of both cases were good, and laparoscopic repair seems to be a useful strategy regardless of the presence or absence of a hernial sac...
November 16, 2016: Asian Journal of Endoscopic Surgery
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