Slovenská chirurgia 01/2018
Kľúčové slová: slabinová hernia, slabinová prietrž, odporúčania, endoskopia, TAPP, TEP
Current standards of surgical treatment of inguinal hernias. Part one
Inguinal hernia is one of the most common, surgically treated pathologies. Today, large variations in treatments result from cultural differences amongst surgeons, different reimbursement systems and differences in resources and logistical capabilities. With intention of securing the best possible clinical outcome, several guidelines exist. These guidelines were published by various surgical societies, containing hundreds of pages of content. Intentions of the authors was to synthetize current guidelines and present them in a clear and simple fashion in order for the easy implementation in practice. Regarding the extent of an article, it was divided into two parts. First part addresses risk factors, diagnostic modalities, hernia classification, indications of the operation, choice of the operative technique and its individualization.
Key words: inguinal hernia, recommendations, endoscopy, TAPP, TEP