Dr.Krpata runs a groin pain clinic at Cleveland Clinic. I wonder what his success rate is? Multi disciplinary approach and from his interview with Dr. Towfigh most patients have surgery. The website mentions neurectomy, not sure if that is good or necessary with mesh removal.
Also Dr. Levi Proctor in Richmond, VA has been mentioned here for…[Read more]
Can neurectomies actually cause pain? Done correctly shouldn’t they relieve pain? Concerned specifically related to mesh removal. If nerves are encased in the mesh they cannot be saved, is that right?
Could someone address neurectomies with mesh removal? I messaged with Dr. Szotek about this, he advised that illioinginal or other nerves can be encased in the mesh and usually cannot be saved. Are there potentially new pain issues when nerves are cut?
Success stories are welcomed.
SpringsMan replied to the topic ARE THERE NO POSITIVE RESULTS FROM HERNIA MESAH REMOVAL???? in the forum Hernia Discussion 1 year, 6 months ago
How do you measure success? Do you follow up with patients for a certain time. Are your patients willing to post their success stories here?
Thank you for the forum.
If one suspects that mesh is affecting the ilioinguinal nerve or another nerve near mesh, would ultrasound guided nerve block be best? Then if nerve is confirmed as the reason for pain is the next step mesh removal with neurectomy?
Surely many members here would like to know more about her new method of diagnosis and treatment.
Specifically the “Intraoperative Nerve Response” (IONR) procedure to identify and localize the cause of pain, and this enables us to eliminate pain in almost all cases.” Can any of the Drs. here comment on this or know what it inv…[Read more]