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The aim of this study was to analyze the shrinkage of two different screens in the repair of inguinal hernias in men . 32 patients with unilateral inguinal hernia were assigned randomly. A Lichtenstein tension-free hernia repair was accomplished by emplacing heavy weight versus ultralight weight polypropylene meshes for repair of incisional hernia, marked next to the lips with six titanium clips (LT200).
eligibility criteria : Elective Surgery, men with unilateral inguinal hernia, 20 - 50 years Exclusion criteria: BMI> 30, recurrent inguinal hernia, strangulated inguinal hernia, anesthetic risk ASA III and IV, Diabetics, COPD, benign prostatic hypertrophy,cancer disease
outcome: Percentage of contraction of the different meshes by digital radiography in post-surgical days: 1, 30, 60 and 90
Independent variables: age, BMI, smoking, ethnicity, profession
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Dose Comparison, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
two different meshes in the repair of inguinal hernias
São José Hospital
Universidade do Extremo Sul Catarinense - Unidade Academica de Ciecias da Saude
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:09:47-0400
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An abdominal hernia with an external bulge in the GROIN region. It can be classified by the location of herniation. Indirect inguinal hernias occur through the internal inguinal ring. Direct inguinal hernias occur through defects in the ABDOMINAL WALL (transversalis fascia) in Hesselbach's triangle. The former type is commonly seen in children and young adults; the latter in adults.
The tunnel in the lower anterior ABDOMINAL WALL through which the SPERMATIC CORD, in the male; ROUND LIGAMENT, in the female; nerves; and vessels pass. Its internal end is at the deep inguinal ring and its external end is at the superficial inguinal ring.
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A hernia caused by weakness of the anterior ABDOMINAL WALL due to midline defects, previous incisions, or increased intra-abdominal pressure. Ventral hernias include UMBILICAL HERNIA, incisional, epigastric, and spigelian hernias.
Either of a pair of tubular structures formed by DUCTUS DEFERENS; ARTERIES; VEINS; LYMPHATIC VESSELS; and nerves. The spermatic cord extends from the deep inguinal ring through the INGUINAL CANAL to the TESTIS in the SCROTUM.
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