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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...
Inguinal hernia repair may be done by the nylon darn, polypropylene mesh and other methods. Polypropylene mesh is established in the literature as the standard of care for inguinal hernia ...
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 ...
The type of mesh (synthetic vs. biological) play integral roles in the recovery and long-term outcomes of patients undergoing hernia repair. The aim of this study was to determine whether a biological...
Reaction of mast cells of adult male Wistar rats (n=15) in the zone of polypropylene mesh fixation was studied by histochemical, immunohistochemical, and traditional morphological methods on days 1, 5...
Hernia repair for large and complex hernias presents challenges related to the availability of larger mesh sizes. When sizes beyond those manufactured are required, multiple meshes (MM) may be sutured...
Polypropylene (PP) mesh has been used as a primary or adjuvant material for vaginal reconstruction for both stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and pelvic organ prolapse (POP) for decades. Whether polyp...
Hernia repair surgery using synthetic mesh is the standard of care in modern surgery. Complications from uro-gynaecological mesh have been reported in the New Zealand media and there is public concern...
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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Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...