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Table 1 Reported cases of appendix preserving herniorrhaphy for de Garengeot hernia in English and Japanese literature

From: Appendix-preserving elective herniorrhaphy for de Garengeot hernia: two case reports

No. Year Author Country Number of patients Age Sex WBC count (/μl) CRP (mg/dL) Diagnosis of de Garengeot hernia by CT US findings Preoperative diagnosis of appendicitis Duration between diagnosis and surgery Intraoperative findings of the appendix Surgical method
1 ~ 4 2007 Sharma [10] UK 4 nd nd nd nd nd nd Not diagnosed  < 10 h Normal appendix A
5 2014 Mizuno [12] Japan 1 70 Female 5000 0.04 ( +) Not performed No nd Very slight inflammation of appendix A
6 2016 Jin [13] UK 1 78 Female WNL WNL ( +) A cystic mass and bowel loop within the hernia sac Incarcerated appendix Emergency surgery A healthy appendix A
7 2020 Uchida [14] Japan 1 78 Female 4040 Negative ( +) Not performed nd nd No inflammation A
8 Case1 Japan 1 76 Female 3400 0.02 ( +) Normal diameter, and clear wall structure of the appendix. Color doppler showed pulsatile blood flow signals in the appendiceal wall No 28 days Gomes: Grade 1
Guenter: Class1
TAPP
9 Case2 Japan 1 70 Female 9500 2.23 ( +) Same as above No 7 days Gomes: Grade0
Guenter: Class1
TAPP
  1. A anterior approach, TAPP transabdominal preperitoneal approach, nd not described, WNL within normal limit