Which contents of the spermatic cord are taken into account when performing an open inguinal hernia repair?

Updated: Jan 17, 2018
  • Author: Vinay Kumar Kapoor, MBBS, MS, FRCS, FAMS; Chief Editor: Kurt E Roberts, MD  more...
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Answer

The contents of the spermatic cord include the following:

  • Vas deferens
  • Testicular artery
  • Artery of the ductus deferens
  • Cremasteric artery
  • Pampiniform plexus
  • Genital branch of the genitofemoral nerve
  • Parasympathetic and sympathetic nerves
  • Lymphatic vessels

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