Effect of pubic bone marrow edema on recovery from endoscopic surgery for athletic pubalgia.

@article{Kuikka2015EffectOP,
  title={Effect of pubic bone marrow edema on recovery from endoscopic surgery for athletic pubalgia.},
  author={Liisa Kuikka and Heikki Hermunen and H Paajanen},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports},
  year={2015},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={
          98-103
        }
}
Athletic pubalgia (sportsman's hernia) is often repaired by surgery. The presence of pubic bone marrow edema (BME) in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may effect on the outcome of surgery. Surgical treatment of 30 patients with athletic pubalgia was performed by placement of totally extraperitoneal endoscopic mesh behind the painful groin area. The presence of pre-operative BME was graded from 0 to 3 using MRI and correlated to post-operative pain scores and recovery to sports activity 2 years… CONTINUE READING
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