Akshaya G

Department of General Surgery, Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital, Chromepet, Chennai, Tamil nadu, India


  • Research Article   
    A Prospective Study on Fibrin Glue versus Prolene Sutures for Mesh Fixation in Inguinal Hernias at SBMCH
    Author(s): Akshaya G* and Ragupathy T

    Introduction: Glue mesh fixations have increased popularity which decreases the operating time reduces postoperative and chronic pain, recurrence and has good local tolerability. Materials and methodology: This is a prospective study with 82 patients was performed at Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital in the Department of General Surgery from March 2019 to September 2020. 41 patients underwent suture-mesh fixation and the other 41 patients underwent glue mesh fixation and pain was monitored using the Visual Analogue Scale (VAS). Results: The pain score reached 0 in glue group at 1 month follow up to 6 months and were comfortable but patients in suture group had persisting discomfort or pain from 1 week follow up to 6 months indicating presence of chronic discomfort or pain in suture group. .. Read More»

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