Complicated Inguinoscrotal Hernia Management by Endoscopic Totally Extraperitoneal Mesh Repair

  • Santoshsing Rajaput Fortis Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
  • Aashish Shah Fortis Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
  • Roopesh Khanna Fortis Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
  • Kartik Somu Fortis Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Keywords: Complicated hernia, Incarceration, Totally extraperitoneal repair

Abstract

Introduction: The purpose of this study is to assess the safety and effectiveness of endoscopic totally extraperitoneal (TEP) mesh repair in the management of complicated inguinal hernia. Materials and Methods: This is 18-month retrospective observational study done in our department of minimal access surgery between January 2017 and June 2018. Patients demographic data, operative and post-operative course, and outpatient follow-up were studied. Results: A total of thirty patients with complicated inguinoscrotal hernia underwent TEP repair were studied, for a period of 18 months, with a follow-up period of 6 months. Out of the thirty operated cases, 28 were elective surgery and 2 were emergency. Demographic characteristics are shown in Table 1. All male patients , the mean age was 49.7 years. Chief complaint was irreducible swelling and pain in groin region. Diabetes mellitus was the major comorbidity. Conclusion: In an expert hand with few additional maneuvers complicated inguinal hernia can be successfully managed by TEP approach.

 

Author Biographies

Santoshsing Rajaput, Fortis Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Senior Registrar, Department of Minimal Access and Bariatric Surgery, 

Aashish Shah, Fortis Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Director, Department of Minimal Access, and Bariatric Surgery,

Roopesh Khanna, Fortis Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Senior
Consultatnt, Department of Minimal Access, and Bariatric Surgery,

Kartik Somu, Fortis Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Consultatnt, Department of Minimal Access, and Bariatric Surgery,

Published
2019-05-30
Section
Articles