Publications on Sportsman’s groin “it’s all about the science”

Professor Sheen has maintained not only a clinical but also an academic interest in the sportsman’s groin, a diagnosis which he was involved in redefining in 2014 to “inguinal disruption”

  • Biswas S, Pilkington JJ, Stathakis P, Jamdar S, Harwood R, Paajanen H, Sheen AJ. The Sheen Paajanen grOin Recommended Treatment 'SPoRT' score for groin pain. Hernia. 2023 Oct;27(5):1085-1093. doi: 10.1007/s10029-023-02771-6. Epub 2023 Apr 24. PMID: 37093340.
  • Sheen AJ, Stephenson BM, Lloyd DM, Robinson P, Fevre D, Paajanen H, de Beaux A, Kingsnorth A, Gilmore OJ, Bennett D, Maclennan I, O'Dwyer P, Sanders D, Kurzer M. 'Treatment of the sportsman's groin': British Hernia Society's 2014 position statement based on the Manchester Consensus Conference. Br J Sports Med. 2014 Jul;48(14):1079-87. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2013-092872. Epub 2013 Oct 22. PMID: 24149096.
  • Sheen AJ, Iqbal Z. Contemporary management of 'Inguinal disruption' in the sportsman's groin. BMC Sports Sci Med Rehabil. 2014 Nov 27;6:39. doi: 10.1186/2052-1847-6-39. PMID: 25937929; PMCID: PMC4417524.
  • Pilkington JJ, Obeidallah R, Baltatzis M, Fullwood C, Jamdar S, Sheen AJ. Totally extraperitoneal repair for the 'sportsman's groin' via 'the Manchester Groin Repair': a comparison of elite versus amateur athletes. Surg Endosc. 2021 Aug;35(8):4371-4379. doi: 10.1007/s00464-020-07930-9. Epub 2020 Sep 9. PMID: 32909207.
  • Sheen AJ, Paajanen H. The next step towards rational treatment for 'The sportsman's groin'. Br J Sports Med. 2015 Jun;49(12):764-5. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2015-094829. PMID: 26031640.2/bjs.11226. PMID: 31162653.
  • Paajanen H, Montgomery A, Simon T, Sheen AJ. Systematic review: laparoscopic treatment of long-standing groin pain in athletes. Br J Sports Med. 2015 Jun;49(12):814-8. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2014-094544. PMID: 26031647.
  • Sheen AJ, Pilkington JJ, Dudai M, Conze JK. The Vienna Statement; an Update on the Surgical Treatment of Sportsman's Groin in 2017. Front Surg. 2018 Jul 4;5:45. doi: 10.3389/fsurg.2018.00045. PMID: 30035112; PMCID: PMC6043792.
  • Sheen AJ, Jamdar S, Bhatti W. Calling for 'inguinal disruption' to be the term of choice for disorders of the inguinal ring: connecting Manchester and Doha. Br J Sports Med. 2016 Apr;50(7):442. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2015-095341. Epub 2015 Dec 30. PMID: 26719500.


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