Open Inguinal Hernia Repair (Lichtenstein)
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Open Inguinal Hernia Repair (Lichtenstein)

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

  • Open removal 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):

  • Superficial inferior epigastric vessels damage
  • Ilioinguinal nerve damage
  • Iliohypogastric nerve damage
  • Pubic periosteum damage
  • Femoral vessels and nerve damage
  • Ilioinguinal nerve entrapment

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

  • The use of local anesthesia
  • Transection of cremasteric muscle fibers in case of a large hernia
  • Determination of the internal inguinal ring with the use of the mesh
  • Spermatic cord passage in the internal inguinal ring

After studying the Open Inguinal Hernia Repair (Lichtenstein) 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:

TEP- Indirect/Direct hernia

 

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