The Experience of local anesthesia inguinal hernia surgery in Ao Luk Community Hospital in Krabi.

Authors

  • Yuthana Ramdit ร.พ.กระบี่
  • Kanticha Ramdit

Keywords:

inguinal hernia, local anesthesia

Abstract

Objective: Inguinal hernia repair is a common general surgery procedure. Local hernia repair is one of the recommendations in surgical practice. This study aims to report the outcome of local anesthesia inguinal hernia repair at Ao-Luk Community Hospital.

Methods: The study used medical records from 52 patients who had inguinal hernia surgery under local anesthesia at Ao-Luk Community Hospital in Krabi Province between 2017 and 2021.The following is a list of the data gathered: the patient’s general features, pre-operative and post-operative medication, surgery duration, pain score (numeric rating scale), and complications during or after the operation.

Result: The average pain score (Numeric Rating Scale) during the operation was 0.48, and post-operation was 1.63. The average mean operative time was 40.38 (25 – 70) minutes. All patients were successful in the operation. One patient had a hematoma under the surgical field, while another patient got a recurrent inguinal hernia from underling COPD.

Conclusion: With the appropriate patient selection and experience of the surgeons, inguinal hernia repair can be done successfully under the local anesthesia technique with a good outcome.

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Author Biography

Yuthana Ramdit , ร.พ.กระบี่

 

 

Published

2022-02-05

How to Cite

Ramdit , Y., & Ramdit, K. (2022). The Experience of local anesthesia inguinal hernia surgery in Ao Luk Community Hospital in Krabi. Journal of the Association of General Surgeons of Thailand under the Royal of Patronage of HM the King, 6(3). Retrieved from https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/agstjournal/article/view/255614