Femoral hernia repair: Kugel retroparietal approach versus plug alloplasty: A prospective study

Valerio Ceriani, E. Faleschini, D. Sarli, T. Lodi, O. Roncaglia, P. Bignami, C. Osio, F. Somalvico

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Abstract

Plug insertion for primary femoral hernia repair may cause p.o. discomfort. The Kugel technique may avoid this problem. Patients' satisfaction to the Kugel and the plug techniques is compared in the present study. Demographics, surgical, outcome and analgesic consumption data of 26 patients treated for with the plug technique (P group) are compared with 24 operated with the Kugel patch (K group). Patients' p.o. discomfort to the two procedures was measured with quantitative (VAS score) and a qualitative (the short form of McGill pain questionnaire, SF-MPQ) methods, and compared. P group presented higher early p.o. pain (P

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)169-174
Number of pages6
JournalHernia
Volume10
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2006

Keywords

  • Femoral hernia
  • Kugel technique
  • Plug technique
  • Properitoneal approach

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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    Ceriani, V., Faleschini, E., Sarli, D., Lodi, T., Roncaglia, O., Bignami, P., Osio, C., & Somalvico, F. (2006). Femoral hernia repair: Kugel retroparietal approach versus plug alloplasty: A prospective study. Hernia, 10(2), 169-174. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10029-005-0059-x