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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 106

Treatment for incarcerated indirect hernia with “Cross-Internal Ring” inguinal oblique incision in children


Department of Pediatric Surgery, Tongji Medical College, Wuhan Children's Hospital, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430016, China

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Nan-Nan Zheng
Tongji Medical College, Wuhan Children's Hospital, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430016
China
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DOI: 10.4103/jrms.JRMS_318_16

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Background: This study aims to evaluate the utility of the “Cross-Internal Ring” inguinal oblique incision for the surgical treatment of incarcerated indirect hernia (IIH) complicated with severe abdominal distension. Materials and Methods: Patients of IIH complicated with severe abdominal distension were reviewed retrospectively. All patients received operation through the “Cross-Internal Ring” inguinal oblique incision. Results: There were totally 13 patients were included, male to female ratio was 9-4. The time for patients to resume oral feeding varying from 2 to 5 days after operation, no complications include delayed intestinal perforation, intra-abdominal abscess, and incision infection happened. Average postoperative hospital stay was 5.2 days. All cases were followed up for 6–18 months. No recurrence or iatrogenic cryptorchidism happened. Conclusion: “Cross-Internal Ring” inguinal oblique incision is a simple, safe, and reliable surgical method to treat pediatric IIH complicated with severe abdominal distension.


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