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Polypropylene Mesh Versus Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Mesh in Inguinal Hernia Repair

2014-08-27 03:13:02 | BioPortfolio

Summary

To evaluate the safety and efficacy of the Lichtenstein's hernioplasty using Infinit® PTFE Mesh, and to compare it with the traditional Lichtenstein procedure performed with polypropylene mesh.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Physical Function

Intervention

polypropylene mesh, Infinit® PTFE mesh (WL Gore)

Location

UO Oneday-day Surgery, Azienda Ospedaliera Sant'Andrea
Rome
Italy
00189

Status

Recruiting

Source

University of Roma La Sapienza

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:02-0400

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