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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.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver), Primary Purpose: Treatment
polypropylene mesh, Infinit® PTFE mesh (WL Gore)
UO Oneday-day Surgery, Azienda Ospedaliera Sant'Andrea
University of Roma La Sapienza
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:02-0400
The use of mesh in the repair of umbilical hernias is a gold standard. The best location of the mesh remains a matter of discussion, i.e. it might be placed inside the peritoneal cavity (o...
To evaluate the safety and efficacy of the Lichtenstein's hernioplasty using the Surgisis ES soft tissue graft, as a mesh, and to compare it with the traditional Lichtenstein procedure per...
For the present study, 400 consecutive men with unilateral primary inguinal hernia are randomized to Lichtenstein repair using either light weight polypropylene mesh (38g/m2) or light weig...
Tension-less mesh repair is the most common procedure for inguinal hernia. Conventional heavy weight polypropylene meshes have been reported to stimulate inflammatory reaction and this is ...
Pelvic organ prolapse(POP) is a common health problem and has significant negative effects on woman's quality of life. Transvaginal mesh procedure is a durable reconstructive surgery, but ...
To compare the effectiveness of light-weight polypropylene mesh coated with polymerized and purified bovine type I collagen (Surgidry HNB) in the treatment of abdominal wall defect and the degree of a...
Composite mesh with different materials composition could compensate for the drawbacks brought by single component mesh. Coating a membrane layer on the surface of macroporous mesh is a common method ...
We report a case of a mid-urethral sling (Advantage Fit, Boston Scientific Corporation, Marlborough, Massachusetts) freshly removed from its original package. Upon removal from the packaging, the sl...
Mesh migration is a rare complication of surgery for a hiatal hernia. Here, we present the case of a 72-year-old who complained of dysphasia and bodyweight loss. Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy revea...
This study aims to evaluate safety and efficacy of four arms polypropylene mesh in the long- term follow-up in the management of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) associated with cystocele.
Any woven or knit material of open texture used in surgery for the repair, reconstruction, or substitution of tissue. The mesh is usually a synthetic fabric made of various polymers. It is occasionally made of metal.
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A polyester used for absorbable sutures & surgical mesh, especially in ophthalmic surgery. 2-Hydroxy-propanoic acid polymer with polymerized hydroxyacetic acid, which forms 3,6-dimethyl-1,4-dioxane-dione polymer with 1,4-dioxane-2,5-dione copolymer of molecular weight about 80,000 daltons.
Materials or substances used in the composition of traditional medical remedies. The use of this term in MeSH was formerly restricted to historical articles or those concerned with traditional medicine, but it can also refer to homeopathic remedies. Nosodes are specific types of homeopathic remedies prepared from causal agents or disease products.
Therapeutic modalities frequently used in PHYSICAL THERAPY (SPECIALTY) by physical therapists or physiotherapists to promote, maintain, or restore the physical and physiological well-being of an individual.
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