The mesh and the spermatic cord

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The fibrotic reaction of polypropylene mesh after tension- free (TFR) inguinal herniorrhaphy causing vasal obstruction has been implicated as the reason for infertility in a group of patients presented in a recent paper by Shin and colleagues [1]. The purpose of this presentation is to examine the controversial subject of infertility and inguinal hernia repair and analyze some of the currently available evidence.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationRecurrent Hernia
Subtitle of host publicationPrevention and Treatment
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9783540375456
StatePublished - Dec 1 2007

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)


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