inguinal hernia


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inguinal hernia

(indirect) Part of the intestine bulges into the inguinal canal—the channel through which testes drop into the scrotum before birth.
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Noun1.inguinal hernia - hernia in which a loop of intestine enters the inguinal canalinguinal hernia - hernia in which a loop of intestine enters the inguinal canal; the most common type of hernia in males
hernia, herniation - rupture in smooth muscle tissue through which a bodily structure protrudes
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Background and Objective: The inguinal hernia accounts for 50 percent in old age males.
Inguinal hernia repair (also referred to as herniorrhaphy or hernioplasty) is one of the most frequently performed surgical actions worldwide.
Bladder involvement in inguinal hernia is relatively rare (1-4%) [1-3], although the incidence in the elderly may approach 10%.
79% of patients required analgesia in local anaesthesia group compared with 99% patients in spinal anaesthesia and they also found that mean total analgesic consumption in milligram was 7mg in local anaesthesia while 16.60 mg in spinal anaesthesia.7 In another study conducted at Department of Surgery, Liaqat University, Jamshoro Sindh, Pakistan from January 2008-2009 it was found that inguinal hernia repair under local anaesthesia is safe and convenient.
In direct inguinal hernia, it is possible to place the connector of a bilayer patch device medially in Hesselbach triangle.
Experts addressing the session mentioned that Inguinal Hernia was commonly observed among the masses in all age groups and the surgery for its repair was commonly performed through open approach.
Co-morbidities prior to presentation included Alzheimer's disease, prostate adenocarcinoma (T2a, Gleason 6/10, treated with curative radiotherapy), hypertension, gout, previous atrial tachycardia, previously-resected vestibular schwannoma, and interestingly, a previous left inguinal hernia repaired with Shouldice technique.
Patients admitted in wards with inguinal hernia from General Surgery Out Patient Department were selected for this study.
Inguinal hernia repair is one of the most commonly performed surgical procedures in pediatric population worldwide1.
The mesh plug following inguinal hernia repair presented as a SET in the cecum
Inguinal herniation of the ureter is a rare, typically asymptomatic, urological finding that is often diagnosed incidentally via radiological evaluation of unrelated symptomatology, or intraoperatively during surgical inguinal hernia repair.
Objective: To share our institutional experience and to compare the outcome of two different laparoscopic techniques of inguinal hernia repair in children.