Inguinodynia and ilioinguinal neurectomy

Am J Surg. 2012 Apr;203(4):550. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2008.06.030. Epub 2008 Sep 11.

Abstract

The value of open inguinal herniorraphy without mesh is being lost. Mesh herniorraphy is being inappropriately used as the standard of care. The complication of inguinodynia is occurring at inappropriately high rates. Ilioinguinal neurectomy is not a simple solution.

Publication types

  • Comparative Study
  • Editorial

MeSH terms

  • Hernia, Inguinal / complications
  • Hernia, Inguinal / diagnosis
  • Hernia, Inguinal / surgery*
  • Humans
  • Inguinal Canal / innervation*
  • Inguinal Canal / surgery
  • Laparotomy / adverse effects
  • Laparotomy / methods
  • Neuralgia / etiology
  • Neuralgia / surgery*
  • Neurosurgical Procedures / methods
  • Pain Measurement
  • Pain, Postoperative / etiology*
  • Pain, Postoperative / surgery
  • Risk Assessment
  • Surgical Mesh / adverse effects*