Open Inguinoscrotal Hernia Repair
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Open Inguinoscrotal Hernia Repair

This Open Inguinoscrotal Hernia Repair course will teach you:

  • The removal of the hernia sac
  • The tension free reinforcement of the posterior wall of the inguinal canal

Special attention is paid to the following hazards you may encounter during this Open Inguinoscrotal Hernia Repair procedure:

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

With the following tips you might perform this Open Inguinoscrotal Hernia Repair procedure even better:

  • More cosmetic incision
  • Transection of cremasteric muscle fibers in case of a large hernia
  • Test internal inguinal ring by Valsalva maneuver
  • Mesh trimming
  • Internal inguinal ring determination
  • Prosthetic internal inguinal ring creation

After studying this Open Inguinoscrotal Hernia Repair course you are familiar with the most common complications:

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

You might also be interested in:

Open Inguinal Hernia Repair (Lichtenstein) – Cadaver

Open Inguinal Hernia Repair (Lichtenstein) – Direct Hernia

TAPP – Bilateral Direct Hernia 

TEP – Indirect/Direct Hernia

Step by step

External oblique aponeurosis exposure

Skin

Incise

Incise approximately 5 to 8 cm in the line between anterior superior iliac spine and the pubic tubercle. For adequate exposure the incision should be placed directly over the pubic tubercle.

Superficial epigastric vessels damage

During the skin incision caution should be taken for the superficial epigastric vessels. Insufficient ligation of the superficial epigastric veins can result in postoperative hemorrhage and it is recommended to ligate this vein.

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