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1.

Aligning incentives in the management of inguinal hernia: the impact of the payment model.

Devarajan K, Rogers L, Smith P, Schwaitzberg SD.

J Am Coll Surg. 2012 Sep;215(3):356-60. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2012.05.029.

PMID:
22901511
2.

[The quality of patient care under the German DRG system using as example the inguinal hernia repair].

Rudroff C, Schweins M, Heiss MM.

Zentralbl Chir. 2008 Feb;133(1):51-4. doi: 10.1055/s-2008-1004666. German.

PMID:
18278703
3.

The pitfalls of inguinal herniorrhaphy: Surgeon volume matters.

Aquina CT, Probst CP, Kelly KN, Iannuzzi JC, Noyes K, Fleming FJ, Monson JR.

Surgery. 2015 Sep;158(3):736-46. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2015.03.058. Epub 2015 May 30.

PMID:
26036880
4.

Long-term results of a randomized controlled trial of a nonoperative strategy (watchful waiting) for men with minimally symptomatic inguinal hernias.

Fitzgibbons RJ Jr, Ramanan B, Arya S, Turner SA, Li X, Gibbs JO, Reda DJ; Investigators of the Original Trial.

Ann Surg. 2013 Sep;258(3):508-15. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e3182a19725.

PMID:
24022443
5.

Tension-free repair versus watchful waiting for men with asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic inguinal hernias: a cost-effectiveness analysis.

Stroupe KT, Manheim LM, Luo P, Giobbie-Hurder A, Hynes DM, Jonasson O, Reda DJ, Gibbs JO, Dunlop DD, Fitzgibbons RJ Jr.

J Am Coll Surg. 2006 Oct;203(4):458-68. Epub 2006 Aug 24.

PMID:
17000388
6.

Watchful waiting vs repair of inguinal hernia in minimally symptomatic men: a randomized clinical trial.

Fitzgibbons RJ Jr, Giobbie-Hurder A, Gibbs JO, Dunlop DD, Reda DJ, McCarthy M Jr, Neumayer LA, Barkun JS, Hoehn JL, Murphy JT, Sarosi GA Jr, Syme WC, Thompson JS, Wang J, Jonasson O.

JAMA. 2006 Jan 18;295(3):285-92. Erratum in: JAMA. 2006 Jun 21;295(23):2726.

PMID:
16418463
7.

Educating surgeons may allow for reduced intraoperative costs for inguinal herniorrhaphy.

Vigneswaran Y, Linn JG, Gitelis M, Muldoon JP, Lapin B, Denham W, Talamonti M, Ujiki MB.

J Am Coll Surg. 2015 Jun;220(6):1107-12. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2015.02.030. Epub 2015 Mar 14.

PMID:
25868411
8.

Hospital costs associated with laparoscopic and open inguinal herniorrhaphy.

Spencer Netto F, Quereshy F, Camilotti BG, Pitzul K, Kwong J, Jackson T, Penner T, Okrainec A.

JSLS. 2014 Oct-Dec;18(4). pii: e2014.00217. doi: 10.4293/JSLS.2014.00217.

9.

Cost-conscious decisions in the timing of operation for minimally symptomatic inguinal hernias in male patients.

Khaku A, Hollenbeak CS, Soybel DI.

Am J Surg. 2016 Jun;211(6):975-81. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2015.10.029. Epub 2016 Jan 14.

PMID:
26876157
10.

A clinician's guide to patient selection for watchful waiting management of inguinal hernia.

Sarosi GA, Wei Y, Gibbs JO, Reda DJ, McCarthy M, Fitzgibbons RJ, Barkun JS.

Ann Surg. 2011 Mar;253(3):605-10. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e31820b04e9.

PMID:
21239979
11.

Characterizing the global burden of surgical disease: a method to estimate inguinal hernia epidemiology in Ghana.

Beard JH, Oresanya LB, Ohene-Yeboah M, Dicker RA, Harris HW.

World J Surg. 2013 Mar;37(3):498-503. doi: 10.1007/s00268-012-1864-x.

PMID:
23224074
12.

Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial for anterior inguinal hernia repair: transrectus sheath preperitoneal mesh repair compared to transinguinal preperitoneal procedure.

Prins MW, Koning GG, Keus EF, Vriens PW, Mollen RM, Akkersdijk WL, van Laarhoven CJ.

Trials. 2013 Mar 3;14:65. doi: 10.1186/1745-6215-14-65.

13.

[Is the presence of an asymptomatic inguinal hernia enough to justify repair?].

Metzger J.

Praxis (Bern 1994). 2015 Nov 11;104(23):1259-63. doi: 10.1024/1661-8157/a002177. Review. German.

PMID:
26558931
14.

Unintended consequences of policy change to watchful waiting for asymptomatic inguinal hernias.

Hwang MJ, Bhangu A, Webster CE, Bowley DM, Gannon MX, Karandikar SS.

Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2014 Jul;96(5):343-7. doi: 10.1308/003588414X13946184902000.

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A material cost-minimization analysis for hernia repairs and minor procedures during a surgical mission in the Dominican Republic.

Cavallo JA, Ousley J, Barrett CD, Baalman S, Ward K, Borchardt M, Thomas JR, Perotti G, Frisella MM, Matthews BD.

Surg Endosc. 2014 Mar;28(3):747-66. doi: 10.1007/s00464-013-3253-4. Epub 2013 Oct 26.

16.

Do changes in hospital outpatient payments affect the setting of care?

He D, Mellor JM.

Health Serv Res. 2013 Oct;48(5):1593-616. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.12069. Epub 2013 May 23.

17.

The development of a clinical trial to determine if watchful waiting is an acceptable alternative to routine herniorrhaphy for patients with minimal or no hernia symptoms.

Fitzgibbons RJ, Jonasson O, Gibbs J, Dunlop DD, Henderson W, Reda D, Giobbie-Hurder A, McCarthy M.

J Am Coll Surg. 2003 May;196(5):737-42.

PMID:
12742207
18.

Quantifying the cost of laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair.

Smart P, Castles L.

ANZ J Surg. 2012 Nov;82(11):809-12. doi: 10.1111/j.1445-2197.2012.06189.x. Epub 2012 Sep 11.

PMID:
22963428
19.

The effect of watchful waiting on the management and treatment of inguinal hernias in a community setting.

Williams ZF, Mulrath A, Adams A, Hooks WB 3rd, Hope WW.

Am Surg. 2015 Mar;81(3):300-4.

PMID:
25760208
20.

Does delay of hernia repair in minimally symptomatic men burden the patient's family?

Gibbs JO, Giobbie-Hurder A, Edelman P, McCarthy M Jr, Fitzgibbons RJ Jr.

J Am Coll Surg. 2007 Sep;205(3):409-12. Epub 2007 Jul 19.

PMID:
17765156

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