Haxhirexha, Kastriot and Dogjani, Agron and Dika-Haxhirexha, Ferizat and Elezi, Xheladin and Alili, Roland (2019) CHRONIC PAIN AFTER INGUINAL HERNIA REPAIR. ACTA MEDICA BALKANICA International Journal of Medical Sciences, 4 (7-8). pp. 65-70. ISSN 2545-4870

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Inguinal hernia repair is one of the most frequently intervention in general surgery. Recently the most used technique for treating inguinal hernias is a tension free repair with the use of synthetic mesh . One of the most important complication after Lichtenstein mesh inguinal repair remain postoperative chronic groin pain – inguinodynia. Objective: to evaluate the incidence of chronic pain in patients undergoing inguinal hernioplasty using the Lichtenstein technique. Methods: this study was conducted in the Clinical Hospital of Tetova during the period from January 2015 until January 2018 and includes the patients with chronic inguinal pain after hernioplasty. Totally 126 patients undergoing inguinal hernioplasty are subject of this study. Results: from a total of 126 patients which were operated during January 2015/2018 and undergo inguinal hernia repair, persistence of chronic inguinal pain six-months after surgery was registered in 14 of them (11 %). Depending to the severity of the pain patients was divided into three group. Majority of them had mild pain, respectively 7 of them (50 %) , five of them (35.7 %) had moderate pain and two patients (14.3 %) had severe intensity pain. Conclusion: the appearance of chronic pain after inguinal hernia repair may be considered the most important complication.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences > School of Medicine
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email
Date Deposited: 17 Sep 2019 07:15
Last Modified: 17 Sep 2019 07:15

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