Topic: Hernia

Laparoscopic treatment of incisional and primary ventral hernia in morbidly obese patients with a BMI over 35

Ludovic Marx, MD, Mahery Raharimanantsoa, MD, Stefano Mandala, MD, Antonio D’Urso, MD, Michel Vix, MD, Didier Mutter, MD, PhD, FACS. University Hospital of Strasbourg, Department of Digestive and Endocrine Surgery; IRCAD; IHU Strasbourg. Introduction Incisional and ventral hernias are commonly encountered surgical indications in regular surgical practice and emergency situations. Their management is associated with […]

Tacks, Staples Or Suture: Method of Peritoneal Closure in Laparoscopic Transabdominal Preperitoneal (TAPP) Inguinal Hernia Repair Effects Early Quality of Life (QOL)

Samuel W Ross, MD, MPH, Mimi Kim, MD, Bindhu Oommen, MD, MPH, Joel F Bradley, MD, Kristopher B Williams, MD, Amanda L Walters, MS, Kristian T Dacey, MHA, Vedra A Augenstein, MD, Brant T Heniford, MD. Carolinas Medical Center, Dept. of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery. INTRODUCTION: TAPP inguinal hernia repair (IHR) […]

Laparoscopic Parastomal Hernia Repair: No Different Than a Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair?

Salomon Levy, MD, Margareth Plymale, RN, Daniel P Davenport, Phd, J.Scott Roth, MD. University of Kentucky. Introduction: Parastomal hernias are a common complication following stoma creation occurring in up to 50% of stomas. Laparoscopic repair of parastomal hernias (LPH) utilizing a Sugarbaker technique has been demonstrated to have excellent outcomes. Laparoscopic parastomal hernia repair utilizes […]

Foramen of Winslow Hernia: A Minimally Invasive Approach

Cristina R Harnsberger, MD, Elisabeth C McLemore, MD, Ryan C Broderick, MD, Peter Yu, MD, Martin A Berducci, MD, Catherine Beck, MD, Hans F Fuchs, MD, Garth R Jacobsen, MD, Santiago Horgan, MD. University Of California, San Diego. Hernias through the Foramen of Winslow have traditionally been managed via an open surgical approach. The case […]

Prospective comparison between Reduced Port Laparoscopic Hiatal Hernia Repair and Usual 5 port one

Koji Hattori, MDPhD, Takeshi Tanaka, MD, Kazunao Nakano, MD, Isao Toura, MDPhD. Endoscopic Surgery Center, Gyotoku General Hospital. Background Since 2009 we had performed Single Incision Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in 200 cases. We recognize this procedure for patients to prefer to. So in a few cases we tried to perform Hiatal Hernia Repair with the procedures […]

Laparoscopic Hernia Repair with Adductor Tenotomy for Athletic Pubalgia: an Established Procedure for an Obscure Entity

Georgios Rossidis, MD, Andrew Perry, MD, Husain Abbas, MD, Isaac Motamarry, MD, Tamara Lux, PA, Kevin Farmer, MD, Michael Moser, MD, Jay Clugston, MD, Angel Caban, MD, Kfir Ben-David, MD. University Of Florida College Of Medicine. INTRODUCTION: Athletic pubalgia, also known as sports hernia, is a syndrome of chronic lower abdomen and groin pain that […]

Single Incision Laparoscopic Transabdominal preperitoneal mesh hernioplasty for inguinal hernia in 100 Japanese patients.

Kazuo Tanoue, MD, PhD, FACS, Hidenobu Okino, MD, PhD, Masamitsu Kanazawa, MD, PhD, Kiichiro Ueno, MD, PhD. Ueno Hospital, Fukuoka, Japan. (BACKGROUND) Inguinal hernia repair is the most common procedure in general and visceral surgery worldwide. Laparoscopic Transabdominal preperitoneal mesh hernioplasty (TAPP) has been also popular surgical method in Japan. Single incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) […]

An Umbrella Approach to Large Or Massive Incisional Hernias with Open Components Separation and Biologic Mesh Reinforcement

Gordon Lee, BS, Audriene Sanchez, MS, Heidi Ryan, MD, Shawn Tsuda, MD, FACS. University of Nevada School of Medicine. Background: Large (> 10 cm diameter) or massive (> 20 cm diameter) or complex hernias remain a challenge with frequent complications. Ideal patient selection for techniques including open or endoscopic components separation, reinforcement with porous prosthetics […]

Prospective evaluation of self-gripping mesh (Parietex Progrip(tm)) without additional fixation during laparoscopic total extraperitoneal (TEP) inguinal hernia repair: one year results in 102 hernias

Andrew Bates, MD, Mark Reiner, MD, Andrew Wu, MD, Brian P Jacob, MD. Mount Sinai Medical Center, NYC. Background: The use of self-gripping mesh during laparoscopic TEP inguinal hernia repairs may eliminate the need for any additional fixation without added concern for mesh migration. Long term outcomes are not yet prospectively studied in a controlled […]

Utilization of biologic mesh materials in repair of incisional hernias among peritoneal dialysis patients: A novel approach to optimizing outcomes

Florias A Morfesis, MD, Brian P Rose, MPH. Owen Drive Surgical Clinic of Fayetteville. Introduction: The use of mesh in ventral/incisional hernia repair has been well described. Currently, there are a number of mesh materials available for implantation, including those that are purely synthetic, partially biodegradable, full biodegradable, and biologic scaffold. The later lacks widespread […]

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