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

@article{Ceriani2006FemoralHR,
  title={Femoral hernia repair. Kugel retroparietal approach versus plug alloplasty: a prospective study.},
  author={Valerio Ceriani and Edoardo Faleschini and Dario Sarli and Thomas Lodi and Oscar Roncaglia and Paola Bignami and Chiara Osio and Francesco Somalvico},
  journal={Hernia : the journal of hernias and abdominal wall surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={169-74}
}
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… CONTINUE READING