Khalid Mahmood, Rashid Siraj, Atif Hanif, Khumair Asif, Munir Imran.
Early Experience of Lightweight Mesh Using Lichtenstein Technique in Inguinal Hernioplasty.
Pak J Med Health Sci Jan ;6(4):1053-5.
Objective: To share our experience of mesh hernioplsty with lightweight mesh using Lichenstein technique. Study design: It is a descriptive study. Place & duration of study: We conducted this study at Akhtar Saeed Trust Teaching Hospital and Farooq hospital, attached with Akhtar Saeed Medical and Dental College, Lahore for the period of 1 year from September 2011 to September 2012. Methods: The study included all patients suffering from inguinal hernia in which lightweight mesh used. Results: Total 50 patients suffering from inguinal hernia were included in this study. Only 10% patients had mild discomfort post operatively. None of the patient had recurrence and infection in six month follow up period. Conclusion: This study shows Lightweight mesh is a safe and alternative option for inguinal hernioplasty.
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