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Table 1 Patient-characteristics of the LTRN group

From: Transabdominal laparoscopic retroperitoneal neurectomy for chronic pain after inguinal hernia repair and appendicectomy –a matched-pair study

  Sex Primary Operation Pain treatment prior Nx Interval prim. OP-Nx (months) Neurectomied nerve Interval Nx-follow up (months) Post Nx hospital stay (days)
1 F Laparoscopic appendicectomy Acupuncture, homeopathy, analgesics 33.0 GFN, IIN, LFCN 24 6
2 F Shouldice analgesics 122.2 GFN, LFCN 19 5
3 F Lotheissen- Mc Vay acupuncture, nerve block, analgesics, local infiltrations 32.2 GFN, IIN, LFCN 14 3
4 M Anterior herniotomy nerve infiltrations 139.5 LFCN, FBGFN 14 8
5 M TEP bil. analgesics, infiltrations 45.8 GFN, LFCN bilaterally 12 3
6 M Lichtenstein no 3.6 GFN, IIN, LFCN 10 1
7 M Incisional herniotomy analgesics, psychosomatic 355.1 GFN, LFCN 5 4
8 M Shouldice antidepressiva 176.1 GFN, LFCN 5 2
9 M Lichtenstein no 7.0 GFN, LFCN 26 1
  1. OP Operation, GFN genitofemoral nerve, IIN ilioinguinal nerve, LFCN lateral femoral cutaneous nerve, FBGFN femoral branch of the genitofemoral nerve, Nx neurectomy, LTRN laparoscopic transabdominal retroperitoneal neurectomy, TEP total extraperitoneal plastic, bil bilaterally