Mesh Removal and Selective Neurectomy for Persistent Groin Pain Following Lichtenstein Repair

@article{Zwaans2016MeshRA,
  title={Mesh Removal and Selective Neurectomy for Persistent Groin Pain Following Lichtenstein Repair},
  author={Willem A. R. Zwaans and Christel W. Perquin and Maarten J. A. Loos and Rudi M. H. Roumen and Marc R. M. Scheltinga},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={41},
  pages={701-712}
}
Some patients with persistent inguinodynia following a Lichtenstein hernia repair fail all non-surgical treatments. Characteristics of mesh-related pain are not well described whereas a meshectomy is controversial. Aims were to define mesh-related pain symptoms, to investigate long-term effects of a meshectomy and to provide recommendations on meshectomy. Consecutive patients undergoing open meshectomy with/without selective neurectomy for chronic inguinodynia following Lichtenstein repair were… CONTINUE READING
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