Zachary Sanford, MD, Adam S Weltz, Igor Belyansky, MD. Department of Surgery, Anne Arundel Medical CenterIntroduction: The use of mesh fixation devices has become a subject of increasing debate in the minimally invasive surgical community, with recent data suggesting mesh fixation devices do not afford significant intraoperative and postoperative benefits in surgical outcomes. This relationship… Continue Reading
Laparoscopic abdominal drainage in treatment of abdominal wall hernia in cirrhotic patients accompanied by ascites.
Gheorghe Anghelici, PhD, Profesor, Sergiu Pisarenco, Md, Tatiana Zugrav, Md. State University of Medicine and Pharmacy "Nicolae Testemitanu"Background: Management of abdominal wall hernias in cirrhotic patients accompanied by ascites is still under debate. The objective of this study was to compare the outcome in our series of urgently versus scheduled operated treatment of these patients.… Continue Reading
INCISIONAL HERNIA RATES IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING MAJOR ABDOMINAL OPERATIONS FOR BENIGN VS MALIGNANT DISEASE
Jenny M Shao, MD1, Chris Devulapalli, MD1, Anne Fabrizio, MD1, Hepzibha Alexander, BSN2, Sameer Desale, MS3, Mohammed Bayasi, MD1, Lynt B Johnson, MD, MBA1, Parag Bhanot, MD1. 1Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, 2Georgetown University School of Medicine, 3Medstar Health Research InstituteINTRODUCTION: Incisional hernias following abdominal surgery can be associated with significant morbidity leading to decreased quality… Continue Reading
Chintan Patel, MS, DNB, FMAS, FIAGES, FBMS1, Jalbaji More, MS2, Ajay Bhandarwar, MS, FMAS, FIAGES, FBMS, FICS2, Eham Arora, MS2, Shubham Gupta, MS2, Jasmine Agarwal2. 1Kiran Multi Super Specialty Hospital & Research Center, Surat, India, 2Grant Government Medical College & Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai, IndiaOBJECTIVE: To evaluate laparoscopic repair of ventral hernia by… Continue Reading
Maia S Anderson, MD1, Arielle E Kanters, MD, MS1, Jonathan Melendez, BS2, Dana A Telem, MD, MPH1. 1University of Michigan Department of Surgery, 2University of Michigan Medical SchoolINTRODUCTION: Studies have demonstrated wide variability in the sensitivity and specificity of ultrasound in determining the presence of groin hernias. Further, analyses of the accuracy of this modality… Continue Reading
LAPAROSCOPIC SPIGELIAN HERNIA WITH RE-RECURRENT UMBILICAL HERNIA REPAIR WITH SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY – A RARE CASE REPORT
Jitendra T Sankpal, MBBS, MS, FMAS, FIAGS, FALS1, Khushboo K Kadakia, MBBS1, Sweety S Agarwal, MBBS, DNBE1, Sushrut Sankpal, MBBS2, Priyanka Saha, MBBS1, Ameya S Gadkari, MBBS1, Atish K Parikh, MBBS1, Manjiri J Sankpal, MBBS, MS3, Saad Shaikh, MBBS1, Avinash Gonnade, MBBS1. 1Grant Government Medical College And Sir JJ Government Hospitals Mumbai India, 2Rajiv Gandhi… Continue Reading
Lawrence N Cetrulo, MD1, Alisan Fathalizadeh, MD, MPH2, Michelle Nguyen, MD2, Pak Shan Leung2. 1Carolinas Healthcare Network, 2Einstein Healthcare NetworkIntroduction: Prosthetic infections, although relatively uncommon, are a major source of cost and morbidity. The study aimed to evaluate the influence of mesh structure including the polymer type and mean pore size on bacterial adherence in… Continue Reading
Laparoscopy for complex groin hernia repair: A single centre institutional experience in an Asian Cohort
Hrishikesh Salgaonkar, Raquel Maia, Lynette Loo, Wee Boon Tan, Sujith Wijerathne, Davide Lomanto. National University Hospital, SingaporeLaparoscopic repair of groin hernias is widely accepted approach over open due to lesser pain, faster recovery, better cosmesis and decreased morbidity. However, there is still debate on its use in large inguino-scrotal hernias, recurrent hernias and history of… Continue Reading
Masaki Wakasugi, Yujiro Nakahara, Masaki Hirota, Takashi Matsumoto, Hiroyoshi Takemoto, Ko Takachi, Kiyonori Nishioka, Satoshi Oshima. Department of Surgery, Kinki Central HospitalPurpose: The aim of this study was to clarify the learning curve for single-incision laparoscopic surgery for totally extraperitoneal repair (SILS-TEP). Patients and Methods: Clinical setting A retrospective analysis of 50 consecutive patients with… Continue Reading
Comparison of permanent or absorbable tack fixation when used alone or with suture fixation in laparoscopic ventral hernia using the Americas Hernia Society Quality Collaborative (AHSQC)
Jordan A Bilezikian, MD, Irene L Israel, MD, William F Powers, MD, William B Hooks, MD, William W Hope, MD. New Hanover Regional Medical CenterMesh fixation in ventral incisional hernia is a topic of ongoing debate. Permanent and absorbable tacks are acceptable and widely used methods for mesh fixation. The purpose of this study was… Continue Reading
Single incision laparoscopic transabdominal preperitoneal mesh hernioplasty for inguinal hernia in 290 Japanese patients.
Kazuo Tanoue. Ueno HospitalIntroduction: 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 is one of the newest branches of advanced laparoscopy, and its indication has been spread to not only simple… Continue Reading
Manuel Garcia, MD, Daniel Srikureja, MD, Marcos J Michelotti, MD, FACS. Loma Linda University HealthIntroduction: Prosthetic mesh use has become standard practice during ventral hernia repair to reduce the risk of recurrence. The ideal mesh is macro-porous which favors rapid cellular ingrowth and tissue integration, has limited tissue reactivity, low profile and weight, and has… Continue Reading
Gideon Sroka, MD, Husam Mady, MD, Ibrahim Matter, MD. Bnai-Zion Medical CenterIntroduction: since the introduction of the laparoscopic approach to ventral hernia repair its advantages have been clear but it comes with limitations as well. The purpose of this study is to examine a hybrid approach that uses both open and laparoscopic techniques for ventral… Continue Reading
LAPAROSCOPIC TRANS-ABDOMINAL RETRO-MUSCULAR REPAIR FOR VENTRAL / INCISIONAL HERNIAS: A NOVEL & PROMISING TECHNIQUE
Ashwin A Masurkar, DR, Seema A Masurkar, DR, Shamala A Masurkar, DR. Masurkar HospitalINTRODUCTION: There has been a need to devise a feasible, reliable and replicable Laparoscopic technique for Ventral / Incisional hernias; with Retro-muscular mesh placement. The reports of complications with Intra-peritoneal Onlay repair using composite meshes makes Retro-muscular mesh placement a safer option.… Continue Reading
A Systematic Review of RCTs evaluating Laparoscopic repair of Inguinal Hernias with Self-gripping mesh versus mechanically fixed ‘lightweight’ mesh in the treatment of medium to large sized defects.
Nehemiah Samuel, Mr, Maria Tsachiridi, Miss, Ajay Gupta, Fayyaz Mazari, Mr, Antonio Durham-Hall, Miss, Srinivasan Balachandra, Mr. Doncaster Royal InfirmaryBackground: In Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia (LIH) surgery, the type of mesh and its fixation techniques have been long debated in context to post-operative pain, recurrence, shrinkage, and migration. The relatively new Self-gripping mesh is intended to… Continue Reading