Open Inguinal Hernia Repair (Lichtenstein) - Indirect Hernia
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Open Inguinal Hernia Repair (Lichtenstein) - Indirect Hernia

This Open Inguinal Hernia Repair (Lichtenstein) – Indirect Hernia course will teach you:

  • Repositioning of the hernia sac
  • Tension free reinforcement of the posterior wall of the inguinal canal using a mesh

Special attention is paid to the following hazards you may encounter during the Open Inguinal Hernia Repair (Lichtenstein) – Indirect Hernia:

  • Ilioinguinal nerve injury
  • Postoperative hemorrhage
  • Genital branch of the genitofemoral nerve injury
  • Iliohypogastric nerve injury
  • Ductus deferens injury
  • Adhesions of the spermatic cord to the internal inguinal ring
  • Pubic periosteum injury
  • Femoral vessels and nerve injury
  • Ilioinguinal nerve entrapment
  • Inadequate width of prosthetic ring

With the following tips you might perform the Open Inguinal Hernia Repair (Lichtenstein) – Indirect Hernia even better:

  • Optimal cosmetic results
  • Traction during subcutaneous tissue transection
  • Scarpa’s fascia in older patients
  • Isolation of the cremasteric vein with the spermatic cord
  • Iliohypogastric nerve transection
  • Lipoma of the spermatic cord
  • Large hernia
  • Hernia sac transection
  • Sliding lipoma
  • Facilitating mesh and pubic tubercle overlap
  • Level of the new internal inguinal ring
  • Measuring the width of the new deep inguinal ring

After studying this Open Inguinal Hernia Repair (Lichtenstein) – Indirect Hernia course you are familiar with the most common complications:

  • Recurrence
  • Seroma and surgical site infection
  • Chronic postoperative ilioinguinal pain

You might also be interested in:

Open Inguinal Hernia Repair (Lichtenstein) – Cadaver
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair (Lichtenstein) – Direct Hernia
TEP – Indirect/Direct Hernia
TAPP – Bilateral Direct Hernia

Step by step

External oblique aponeurosis exposure

Skin

Mark

Mark the skin over a length of approximately 6 cm, starting 1 to 1,5 cm cranial to the pubic tubercle and proceeding in a lateral direction towards the anterior superior iliac spine.

Optimal cosmetic results

It is advised to mark and incise the incision in Langer’s lines, for optimal cosmetic results.

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