EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF
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 ISSN 2394- 3211

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Abstract

MESH PLUG FOR TREATMENT OF FEMORAL HERNIA

Mohammed Arafat*

ABSTRACT

Objective: evaluation of mesh plug for treatment of femoral hernia as regard recurrence and complications. Study design: prospective, observational study. Patient and methods: 23 patients; 15 females (65.2%) and 8 males (34.8 %) with a mean age of 42.7±6.4 (range 24–63) years who presented with femoral hernia. All patients underwent mesh plug technique for repair of femoral hernia.Patients with strangulated hernia and bowel obstruction were excluded from this study. Results: during the postoperative follow-up period; no recurrence was recorded (0%). One patient had wound infection treated successfully with antibiotics (4.3%). One patient complained of mild pain for 3 weeks postoperatively (4.3%). One patient developed seroma (4.3%). Patient satisfaction was very good. No other significant complications during the postoperative period were observed. Conclusion: repair of femoral hernia with polypropylene mesh plug through infra-inguinal (femoral) approach is the technique of choice in elective cases. It can be done quickly and easily with insignificant complications.

Keywords: femoral hernia, mesh plug.


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