Can volumetric measurement be used in the selection of treatment for inguinoscrotal hernias?


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Ertem M., Gök H., Özben V. , Hatipoğlu E., Yıldız E.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF SURGERY, vol.34, no.1, pp.13-16, 2018 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/turkjsurg.2017.3710
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.13-16

Abstract

Objective: Inguinoscrotal hernias are often qualified subjectively as big, giant, scrotal, etc. In order to classify this type of hernia, objective criteria are needed. For this purpose, we aimed to introduce a scrotal volume measurement-based classification system and propose a corresponding surgical plan (open or laparoscopic surgery, anterior or posterior repair) based on volumetric data.