Up to Date – Guidelines and more

This section provides a link to the latest hernia guidelines, classification systems and hernia papers all in one place.

British Hernia Society Groin Hernia Guidelines

Issues in Professional Practice

The British Hernia Society has produced up to date evidence based ‘Inguinal Hernia Guidelines’ as part of the Issues in Professional Practice series published by the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland.

 

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European Hernia Society Inguinal Hernia Guidelines

The European Hernia Society Guidelines on the Treatment of Inguinal Hernia in Adult Patients 2010. The Guidelines contain recommendations for the treatment of inguinal hernia from diagnosis until aftercare.

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Endohernia Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Guidleines

The Guidelines are essentially evidence-based (Evidence-Based Medicine, EBM) but also allow use of “eminence”-based statements in a critical way.

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Sportman’s Groin

The aim was to produce a multidisciplinary consensus to determine the current position on the nomenclature, definition, diagnosis, imaging modalities and management of Sportsman’s groin (SG).

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European Hernia Society Inguinal Hernia Classification

After reviewing the available classifications for groin hernias, the European Hernia Society (EHS) proposes an easy and simple classification based on the Aachen classification. The EHS will promote the general and systematic use of this classification for intraoperative description of the type of hernia and to increase the comparison of results in the literature.

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European Hernia Society Groin Hernia Classification Sheet

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European Hernia Society Abdominal Wall Closure Guidelines

The European Hernia Society formed a Guidelines Development Group to provide guidelines for all surgical specialists who perform abdominal incisions in adult patients on the materials and methods used to close the abdominal wall. The guidelines were developed using the Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) approach and methodological guidance was taken from Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN). The literature search included publications up to April 2014. The guidelines were written using the AGREE II instrument. An update of these guidelines is planned for 2017.

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European Hernia Society Ventral Hernia Classification

Several members of the EHS board and some invitees gathered for 2 days to discuss the development of an EHS classification for primary and incisional abdominal wall hernias.

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European Hernia Society Classification of Parastomal Hernias

Several members of the EHS board and invited experts gathered for 2 days to discuss the development of an EHS classification of PH. The discussions were based on a literature review and critical appraisal of existing classifications.

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