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Congenital Unilateral Absence of the Vas Deferens with Ipsilateral Renal Agenesis encountered during Laparoscopic Totally Extraperitoneal Inguinal Hernia Repair in an Adult Patient: A Case Report
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  • Karel Smeyers,
  • Kor Hutting,
  • Ilse Hofmeester,
  • Robert Prudhomme van Reine
Karel Smeyers
Ziekenhuisgroep Twente
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Kor Hutting
Ziekenhuisgroep Twente
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Ilse Hofmeester
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Robert Prudhomme van Reine
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Abstract

We report the first incidental finding of congenital unilateral absence of the vas deferens and ipsilateral renal agenesis during endoscopic totally extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair. The absence of the vasa deferentia occurs unilateral, associated with renal anomalies, or bilateral which has a genetic link to cystic fibrosis.

Peer review status:IN REVISION

13 Jan 2021Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
16 Jan 2021Submission Checks Completed
16 Jan 2021Assigned to Editor
28 Jan 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
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30 Jan 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
31 Jan 20211st Revision Received
02 Feb 2021Submission Checks Completed
02 Feb 2021Assigned to Editor
02 Feb 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
21 Feb 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
02 Apr 20212nd Revision Received
03 Apr 2021Submission Checks Completed
03 Apr 2021Assigned to Editor
03 Apr 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
14 Apr 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor