inguinal hernia


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inguinal hernia

[′iŋ·gwən·əl ′her·nē·ə]
(medicine)
Protrusion of the abdominal viscera through the inguinal canal.
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A non-randomised controlled trial of inguinal hernia repair was conducted from May 2005 to December 2007 during which period 50 cases were included in the study.
Keywords: Incarcerated inguinal hernia, ultrasound, testis, ischemia.
Inguinal hernia is one of the most common diseases worldwide with an incidence rate of 18-24% throughout life2.
1 The literature reports increased prevalence of inguinal hernia in old age and it accounts for 50 percent in elderly males annually.
Herein, we report an interesting and educational case of Spigelian hernia with accompanying ipsilateral both direct and indirect inguinal hernias in a male patient treated by open surgical repair with use of polypropylene mesh.
The results of using local anaesthesia was insignificant but with advantage of better postoperative pain control after inguinal hernia repair than spinal anaesthesia.
The same operation was performed in six patients with recurrent inguinal hernia.
Irreducible indirect inguinal hernia containing uterus and bilateral adnexa in a premature female infant: report of an exceptional case and review of the literature.
Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair for childhood inguinal hernia was first reported in the 1990s.
2But, the beginning of a laparoscopic technique by Ralf Ger in the early 1990s sparked a new contest over the best method of inguinal hernia repair.
Recurrent inguinal hernia and those who did not agree to participate in this study were excluded.