Laparoscopic surgery for chronic groin pain in the general population: a prospective study.

@article{Hussain2008LaparoscopicSF,
  title={Laparoscopic surgery for chronic groin pain in the general population: a prospective study.},
  author={Abdulzahra Hussain and Hind K. Mahmood and Tarun Singhal and Santosh Balakrishnan and Jackie Nicholls and Starlene Grandy-Smith and Shamsi S. El-Hasani},
  journal={Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques. Part A},
  year={2008},
  volume={18 6},
  pages={809-13}
}
BACKGROUND Chronic groin pain is a challenging problem among not only athletes but also the general population. The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of laparoscopic surgery in the management of these patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS Prospective data including the outcomes were collected and analyzed for 43 patients who had groin pain without clinical or radiologic evidence of hernia. All patients had magnetic resonance imaging scan and had consulted an orthopedic surgeon when… CONTINUE READING