Citations with the tag: SPORTS hernia

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  • Beneficial Effects of Fluvastatin on Liver Microcirculation and Regeneration After Massive Hepatectomy in Rats.
    Takuya Tokunaga; Toru Ikegami; Tomoharu Yoshizumi; Satoru Imura; Yuji Morine; Hisamitsu Shinohara; Mitsuo Shimada // Digestive Diseases & Sciences; Nov2008, Vol. 53 Issue 11, p2989 

    Abstract  Fluvastatin, the first entirely synthetic statin, has a significant cholesterol-lowing effect comparable with other statins. In addition, it has been shown to inhibit oxidative stress and improve vascular endothelial function. The aim of this study was to clarify the pretreatment...

  • Transabdominal Preperitoneal Laparoscopic Approach for the Treatment of Sportsman's Hernia.
    Ziprin, Paul; Prabhudesai, Shirish G.; Abrahams, Solomon; Chadwick, Stephen J. // Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques; Oct2008, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p669 

    Background: Groin pain in athletes presents a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge, particularly in distinguishing between those that will respond to nonoperative management and those that require surgery. Repair of sportsman's hernia, using the Modified Bassini darn or tension-free Lictenstein...

  • Q&A.
    Dick, Tam; Roth, Scott J.; Chumanov, Elizabeth S. // Runner's World; May2007, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p95 

    The article presents several questions and answers related to running and exercise. One reader asks how to better train her quadriceps muscles for her next hilly trail race. Another reader asks for information on sports hernia. A question is posed regarding running sprints on a treadmill and the...

  • Single-site laparoscopic herniorrhaphy using needle instruments for inguinal hernias in children: a novel technique.
    Kimura, Takuya; Yamauchi, Katsuji; Ihara, Yoshiyuki; Sawai, Toshio; Kosumi, Takuya; Yonekura, Takeo // Surgery Today; Jan2012, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p100 

    We describe our new technique for laparoscopic herniorrhaphy with subumbilical single-site access to treat inguinal hernias in children. First, we inserted a transparent 3-mm trocar and a 2-mm minitrocar at the umbilicus. We then inserted a 3-mm 45� camera through the 3-mm trocar and...

  • Sports hernias: a systematic literature review.
    Caudill, P.; Nyland, J.; Smith, C.; Yerasimides, J.; Lach, J. // British Journal of Sports Medicine; Dec2008, Vol. 42 Issue 12, p954 

    This review summarises the existing knowledge about pathogenesis, differential diagnosis, conservative treatment, surgery and post-surgical rehabilitation of sports hernias. Sports hernias occur more often in men, usually during athletic activities that involve cutting, pivoting, kicking and...

  • Groin hernias in women.
    Kark, A. E.; Kurzer, M. // Hernia; Jun2008, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p267 

    A consecutive series of 255 women with primary groin hernias repaired electively over a five-year period, was reviewed. There were 271 hernias; the majority, 182 (67%) were indirect inguinal hernias, 35 (14%) were direct, and 54 (20%) were femoral. There were no major post-op complications and...

  • Surgical treatment of chronic groin pain in athletes.
    Dojčinović, Bojan; Šebečić, Bozidar; Starešinić, Mario; Janković, Sasa; Japjec, Mladen; Čuljak, Vencel // International Orthopaedics; Nov2012, Vol. 36 Issue 11, p2361 

    Purpose: Conservative treatment of chronic groin pain is prolonged and recurrence is quite common. Coexistence of sports hernia and adductor tendinitis/tendinosis in a single patient is noted in the literature. In our study we evaluated our operative treatment that should enable pain elimination...

  • The Greatest Abs Workout Ever.
    Zinczenko, David // Men's Health (10544836); Jan2006, Vol. 21 Issue 1, following p136 

    The article presents information on research about abdomen. Research shows that men with the best-conditioned abdominal muscles are five times less likely to suffer a lower-body injury. Strengthening your abdominal can correct tight lower-back muscular imbalance, improving the body's posture to...

  • Gut Check.
    Zinczenko, David // Men's Health (10544836); Apr2006, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p68 

    The article offers information on hernia. Men have less of the protective tissue in the groin that helps women endure pregnancy and delivery which means that men are more likely to have a part of their intestines poke through a weak spot in their abdominal wall at some point in their lives....

  • Elective Inguinal Hernia Repair in a Patient with Fontan Circulation Complicated by Intraperitoneal Hemorrhage: Surgical and Anesthesiological Considerations.
    Kouris, Nikolaos; Andreou, Antonios; Tsiotou, Adelais G.; Ntzani, Vassiliki; Linardou, Valia; Milingos, Dimitrios; Sakorafas, George H. // American Surgeon; Feb2011, Vol. 77 Issue 2, pE34 

    The article presents a case study of a 30 year old male patient with fontan circulation complicated by intraperitoneal hemorrhage who underwent successful elective inguinal hernia repair. A discussion of surgical and anesthesiological considerations which had to be taken into account with the...

  • YetiÅŸkin Hastada Ä°nguinal Herni Kesesinde Over ve Tuba: Olgu Sunumu.
    Bayrak, Vedat; Yılmaz, Özkan; Daştan, Ertuğrul; Demir, Ali // Istanbul Medical Journal; 2014, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p56 

    Inguinal hernia is common in general surgical practice and is one of the diseases commonly operated on. Inside the hernial sac, omentum and small intestines are often found and at times there may be any of the pelvic organs. While the cases in which the ovaries and tubes are the contents of the...

  • Laparoscopic Inversion And Ligation Inguinal Hernia Repair in Girls.
    Zallen, Garret; Glick, Philip L. // Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques; Feb2007, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p143 

    Inguinal hernia repair is one on the most frequently performed operative procedures in pediatric surgery. The technique of high ligation of the hernia sac has been described for over a century and has proven to be a highly effective and durable repair. Several laparoscopic repairs have been...

    Scheett, Tim // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness; Apr2006, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p271 

    The article presents the results of research which assessed various abdomen exercise equipment. The researchers concluded that the AbVice better activates the abdomen because it causes the user to contract the hamstrings and glutes, which places the focus all on the abdomen.

  • World of Hurt.
    Smith, Ian // Men's Health (10544836); Mar2006, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p64 

    The article answers questions on hernia and the use of ice baths for athletes. Based on a 2004 study, cryotherapy can ease inflammation and pain after high-intensity exercise. A light exercise on the day after taking an ice bath would improve blood-flow to sore body parts. Sports hernias, which...

  • Early Birds.
    Smith, Ian // Sports Illustrated; 7/31/2006, Vol. 105 Issue 4, p10 

    This article presents a picture of the Philadelphia Eagles football team on their first day of training camp in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The Eagles are shown practicing blocking while their teammate Donovan McNabb watches from the sidelines. McNabb is recovering from surgery for a sports hernia.

  • Evaluating Acute Low-Back Injuries.
    Miller, Sayers John // Athletic Therapy Today; Jan98, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p19 

    The article provides information for athletic therapists on how to carefully evaluate and assess acute low-back injuries of athletes in the U.S. It says that low back injuries are common in athletes and can range from muscular strains to fractures of the pars interarticularis and disc...

    Drummer, David // Performance Conditioning Soccer; 2009, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p4 

    The article focuses on the importance of performing movements in the frontal plane such as adductions and abductions. It states that the dominance of the right side of the body may cause muscular imbalance affecting the left hip adductors and the left abdominal obliques. With muscular imbalance,...

  • Proximal biceps rupture: management of an unusual injury in an arm wrestler.
    Pratt, D. A.; Tennent, T. D. // British Journal of Sports Medicine; Jul2007, Vol. 41 Issue 7, p459 

    Arm wrestling may cause unusual injuries, which may require operative repair in the sporting individual. Injury to the proximal biceps as a consequence of arm wrestling has not been reported previously. The diagnosis and treatment of a 36-year-old man who sustained a proximal biceps rupture...

  • Athlete's Hernia--A True, Early Direct Inguinal Hernia: Diagnosis, Pathophysiology, and Surgical Treatment.
    CHERNYAVSKY, VICTORIYA S.; DAVIDOV, TOMER; TROOSKIN, STANLEY Z.; BOYARSKY, ANDREW // American Surgeon; Nov2011, Vol. 77 Issue 11, p1472 

    Athlete's hernia (AH) is an activity limiting condition that presents as chronic inguinal pain in elite athletes. The diagnosis involves a thorough history and physical examination and can be aided by ultrasound interrogation of the groin. Operative treatment with a direct tissue repair of the...

  • Tension-free inguinal hernia repair comparing 'darn' with 'mesh': A prospective randomized controlled clinical trial.
    Chakraborty, Swarup; Mukherjee, Amitava; Bhattacharya, Maitreyee // Indian Journal of Surgery; Apr2007, Vol. 69 Issue 2, p52 

    Background: Tension-free inguinal hernioplasty is sine-qua-non for a good hernia repair and is aptly fulfilled by both Lichtenstein's mesh and a correctly done Abrahamson's darn. Aims: This study compares the increasingly popular, yet costly, Lichtenstein's mesh repair with the classical...

  • A Different Technique of Primary Indirect Inguinal Hernia Repair by Inserting a Synthetic Mesh into the Pre and Retroperitoneal Spaces to Wrap the Peritoneal Reflection: Preliminary Report.
    Altan, Aydın // Internet Journal of Medical Update; Jan2010, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p29 

    In most methods of indirect inguinal hernia repair, the region of the sac stump remains a potential site of recurrence. A different technique that covers the site of the indirect sac stump is presented. Anterior parietal peritoneum is reflected posteriorly in the inguinal canal. In cases with...

  • Volume of procedures and risk of recurrence after repair of groin hernia: national register study.
    Nordin, Pär; van der Linden, Willem // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 4/26/2008, Vol. 336 Issue 7650, p934 

    Objective To determine whether the association between volume and outcome found in major surgery also holds true for a minor operation. Design Review of outcomes after hernia surgery in Sweden. Setting Surgical units registered with the Swedish hernia register, which in 2004 covered about 95% of...

  • Sports hernia: a clinical update.
    Brown, Ahsley; Abrahams, Solomon; Remedios, Denis; Chadwick, Stephen // British Journal of General Practice; Mar2013, Vol. 63 Issue 608, p40 

    The article offers information about sports hernia including its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. The disease involves a set of injuries to the abdominal and pelvic musculature and socket hip joint. The symptoms include vague unilateral or bilateral groin pain and pain towards the scrotum and...

  • Common Hip Disorder Can Cause Sports Hernia.
    Brown, Ahsley; Abrahams, Solomon; Remedios, Denis; Chadwick, Stephen // Trends in Medical Research; 2011, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p305 

    No abstract available.

  • Preliminary Experience Using Fibrin Glue for Mesh Fixation in 250 Patients Undergoing Minilaparoscopic Transabdominal Preperitoneal Hernia Repair.
    Santoro, Emanuele; Agresta, Ferdinando; Buscaglia, Francesco; Mulieri, Giacco; Mazzarolo, Giorgio; Bedin, Natalino; Mulieri, Massimo // Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques; Feb2007, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p12 

    Purpose: Fibrin glue for mesh fixation has been proposed to prevent the risk of nerve injury in inguinal hernia repair. We retrospectively evaluated a series of 250 patients who underwent minilaparoscopic transabdominal preperitorneal (miniTAPP) hernioplasty (using trocars, optics, and...

  • Atorvastatin.
    Santoro, Emanuele; Agresta, Ferdinando; Buscaglia, Francesco; Mulieri, Giacco; Mazzarolo, Giorgio; Bedin, Natalino; Mulieri, Massimo // Reactions Weekly; 5/30/2009, Issue 1254, p10 

    The article describes the case of a 41-year-old man who developed myalgia and athletic pubalgia while receiving long-term treatment with atorvastatin for hypercholesterolaemia. Particular focus is given to his dosing regimen. He experienced pain and discomfort. He was given nonsteroidal...

  • Day case inguinal hernia surgery in Nigerian children: Prospective study.
    Usang, U. E.; Sowande, O. A.; O. Adejuyigbe; T. I. B. Bakare; O. A. Ademuyiwa // African Journal of Paediatric Surgery; Jul-Sep2008, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p76 

    Background: There has been an increase in day case surgery for children worldwide, but there have been few reports of the practice (most of them being retrospective) by many of the surgical sub-specialties in the sub-region. The aim of this study was to document our experience with day case...

  • Effect of heavy training in contact sports on MRI findings in the pubic region of asymptomatic competitive athletes compared with non-athlete controls.
    Paajanen, Hannu; Hermunen, Heikki; Karonen, Jari // Skeletal Radiology; Jan2011, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p89 

    Objective: Bone marrow edema (BME) at the pubic symphysis on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is usually associated with groin pain and stress injury of the pubic bone. Little is known of the pubic MR imaging findings of asymptomatic heavy training athletes in contact sports. Materials and...

  • Differences Between Sexes in Lower Extremity Alignment and Muscle Activation During Soccer Kick.
    Brophy, Robert H.; Backus, Sherry; Kraszewski, Andrew P.; Steele, Barbara C.; Yan Ma; Osei, Daniel; Williams, Riley J. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume; Sep2010, Vol. 92-A Issue 11, p2050 

    Background: Injury risk in soccer varies by sex. Female soccer players face a greater risk of anterior cruciate ligament injury and patellofemoral problems, while male players are more likely to experience sports hernia symptoms. The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that females...

  • Groin Pain in the Athlete: Non-Bony Pathology Including Sportsman's Groin.
    Mann, Chris D.; Lloyd, David M. // Open Sports Medicine Journal; 2010 Special Issue, p81 

    Groin pain is a common complaint amongst sportsmen and women accounting for nearly 10% of all sports related injuries. This article focuses on non-bony causes of groin pain in sportsmen, particularly upon the condition commonly known as 'sportsman's hernia' or 'sportsman's groin'. It also...


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