Mesh removal question
I had a bilateral TEP repair for a left indirect hernia and a right femoral hernia that caused no pain at all and 3dmaxxx mesh was put in on each side with 2 big tacks put in to fixate the mesh in 2015. I had weird pains right after that I never had before and numbness also. The pain never subsided and got worse and worse so I got both sides removed robotically and the tacks removed also in 2016 and the surgeon cut the genital branch nerve also because he thought it would get entrapped in scar tissue after the removal.
I had an ultrasound done and it showed dilation of the ring and it states that scar tissue may be compressing the spermatic cord.
I was wondering if anyone on here can give me an insight of what can be done if the spermatic cord is being compressed by scar tissue? I know another surgery will just cause more scar tissue in the area so I am wondering what other treatments can be done.
Also I was wondering if my mesh was put in with the TEP method that when I got it removed robotically does that mean it is more invasive because the mesh is placed outside the peritoneum? Would that mean you have to go through more tissue to get to it rather than if it was done with the TAPP method when the mesh was put in?
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