- Moran repair for inguinal hernias. Moran, Robert M.; Brauns, Jack // American Surgeon;May1997, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p430
Reports on the total of inguinal hernia repairs performed between September 1989 and June 1994 using polypropylene mesh inserted in the preperitoneal space to reinforce a two-layer transversalis fascia technique. Materials and methods used in the study; Results of the study; Type of anesthesia...
- A prospective trial of primary inguinal hernia repair by surgical trainees. B. W. Miedema; S. M. Ibrahim; B. D. Davis; D. G. Koivunen // Hernia;Feb2004, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p28
The main hypotheses were that the Lichtenstein inguinal hernia repair has a lower recurrence rate and similar incidence of chronic groin pain compared to sutured repairs when performed by surgical trainees. In a U.S. Veterans Administration Hospital, 150 primary hernia repairs were randomized to...
- I saved my father's life. Vetpillai, M. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);04/18/98, Vol. 316 Issue 7139, p1235
Presents information on a patient with inguinal hernia in Sri Lanka who underwent surgery. Concerns about the surgery; Outcome of the operation.
- Herniography following indirect hernioplasty using the marlex `mesh plug' technique. Kahn, Arthur M.; Hamlin, J. Andrew // American Surgeon;Nov95, Vol. 61 Issue 11, p947
Examines hernia operations in patients using indirect inguinal herniorrhaphies using a mesh plug technique without ligation of the hernia sac. Herniogram procedure; Usefulness of herniography as a diagnostic tool.
- Clinical pathways for general surgeons: Inguinal hernia repair. // American Surgeon;Aug1998, Vol. 64 Issue 8, p805
Presents a chart showing a procedure for inguinal hernia repair, as developed by the Southeastern Surgical Congress Clinical Pathways. Level of care; Pre-admission and pre-operation assessment; Surgical procedures.
- Mesenteric Fibromatosis Presenting as an Irreducible Inguinal Hernia. Alsaif, Faisal A. // Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology;Oct2011, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p357
Mesenteric fibromatosis is a rare benign tumor of the abdominal cavity. It can present as a sporadic case or as a part of polyposis syndromes. It often infiltrates surrounding structures but rarely metastasizes. Surgical resection is the treatment of choice. The following is a case report of a...
- Minimally Invasive Approaches to Inguinal Hernia Repair. Safadi, Bassem Y.; Duh, Quan-Yang // Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques;Dec2001, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p361
The technique of laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair has evolved during the past decade to become an effective and safe alternative for inguinal herniorrhaphy. In experienced hands, the procedure can be performed with low morbidity and with recurrence rates comparable to those following open...
- Randomised controlled trial of laparoscopic versus open repair of inguinal hernia: Early results. Lawrence, Kate; McWhinnie, Douglas; al, et // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/14/95, Vol. 311 Issue 7011, p981
Presents the initial findings of a research on randomized controlled trial of laparoscopic versus open repair of inguinal hernia. Cost effectiveness of laparoscopic repair; Reduction of postoperative muscular pain; Risk of complication.
- Does a truss benefit a patient with inguinal hernia? Law, N.W.; Trapnell, J.E. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/25/92, Vol. 304 Issue 6834, p1092
Questions the benefits of a truss on patients with inguinal hernia in Great Britain. Compliance of the patients in wearing the truss; Surgery as best treatment for groin hernias; Complications of wearing truss.