Comparison of Lichtenstein Repair and Mesh Plug Repair Methods in The Treatment of Indirect Inguinal Hernia


Destek S. , Gul V. O.

CUREUS, cilt.10, 2018 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 10 Konu: 7
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.7759/cureus.2935
  • Dergi Adı: CUREUS

Özet

Objective: The lifetime risk to develop an inguinal hernia is 27%-43% for men and 3%-6% for women. Methods of hernia repair currently involve prosthetic mesh applications. The aim of this study is to compare the Lichtenstein repair and Mesh-plug repair methods in the surgical treatment of indirect inguinal hernias and to identify which of these two techniques is superior regarding its conferred advantages.