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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 18  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 34-36

Pre surgical evaluation of scrotal cystocele by conventional radiography (Cystogram)


Department of Surgery, SGT Medical College, Hospital and Research Institute, Village-Budhera, Gurgaon, Haryana, India

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Mohinder Kumar Malhotra
Department of Surgery, SGT Medical College, Hospital and Research Institute, Village-Budhera, Gurgaon, Haryana - 122 505
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1117-6806.95492

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Urinary bladder is a known content of sliding inguinal hernias but rarely presents as irreducible direct inguinal hernia. As inguinal hernia repair is commonly undertaken even at peripheral surgical centers. Cystogram a simple radiological investigation (picturesque view) is useful for pre-surgical evaluation as it can prevent iatrogenic bladder injury during inguinal hernia repair. This investigation can be performed where other radiological expertises like computerized tomography scan/magnetic resonance imaging or even ultrasound facilities are not readily available.


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