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Bratislava Medical Journal Vol.118, No.8, p.472-478, 2017

Title: Giant inguinoscrotal hernia repair
Author: A. Prochotsky, S. Dolak, V. Minarovjech, I. Medzo, M. Hutan, A. Mifkovic

Abstract: Giant inguinoscrotal hernia is defined as an inguinal hernia extending below the midpoint of inner thigh in standing position. The authors describe giant inguinoscrotal hernia and small umbilical hernia with 12 years history of this uncommon disease. After preoperative evaluation, US and CT examination he was operated on. It was very difficult to return the hernia sac contents back to the abdomen and additional infraumbilical incision was needed. Hernioplasty suo modo without mesh was done. Patient recovered uneventfully. In the discussion the authors present the newer classification of giant inguinal hernia, the current treatment options and known serious complications of surgery. Finally, it indicates that good treatment results can only be achieved by close cooperation of concerned professionals in the treatment and intensive intraoperative and postoperative patient monitoring (Fig. 9, Ref. 31).

Keywords: giant inguinoscrotal hernia, newer classification and treatment, complications of surgery – intraabdominal hypertension, scrotal hematoma and redundant skin, recurrence.
Published online: 31-Aug-2017
Year: 2017, Volume: 118, Issue: 8 Page From: 472, Page To: 478

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