Laparoscopic Management of Chronic Inguinal Pain; Mesh Plug Removal

Nikolai R Bildzukewicz, MD, Marcos Michelotti, MD, Alisa Coker, MD, Bryan Sandler, MD, Takayuki Dotai, MD, Mark Talamini, MD, Santiago Horgan, MD, Garth Jacobsen, MD. University of California at San Diego


 Mesh plug insertion can lead to chronic inguinal pain. As surgeons move towards lightweight mesh materials for laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair (LIHR), large 10-12mm trocars may also be unnecessary. Here is presented a video of mesh plug extraction in a patient with chronic inguinal pain.

Session Number: VidTV2 – Video Channel Rotation Day 2
Program Number: V123

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