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Polypropylene Meshes in Hernia Repair

2014-07-23 21:09:47 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The aim of this study was to analyze the shrinkage of two different screens in the repair of inguinal hernias in men . 32 patients with unilateral inguinal hernia were assigned randomly. A Lichtenstein tension-free hernia repair was accomplished by emplacing heavy weight versus ultralight weight polypropylene meshes for repair of incisional hernia, marked next to the lips with six titanium clips (LT200).

Description

eligibility criteria : Elective Surgery, men with unilateral inguinal hernia, 20 - 50 years Exclusion criteria: BMI> 30, recurrent inguinal hernia, strangulated inguinal hernia, anesthetic risk ASA III and IV, Diabetics, COPD, benign prostatic hypertrophy,cancer disease

outcome: Percentage of contraction of the different meshes by digital radiography in post-surgical days: 1, 30, 60 and 90

Independent variables: age, BMI, smoking, ethnicity, profession

Study Design

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

Conditions

Inguinal Hernias

Intervention

two different meshes in the repair of inguinal hernias

Location

São José Hospital
Criciúma
Santa Catarina
Brazil

Status

Recruiting

Source

Universidade do Extremo Sul Catarinense - Unidade Academica de Ciecias da Saude

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:09:47-0400

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The tunnel in the lower anterior ABDOMINAL WALL through which the SPERMATIC CORD, in the male; ROUND LIGAMENT, in the female; nerves; and vessels pass. Its internal end is at the deep inguinal ring and its external end is at the superficial inguinal ring.

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Either of a pair of tubular structures formed by DUCTUS DEFERENS; ARTERIES; VEINS; LYMPHATIC VESSELS; and nerves. The spermatic cord extends from the deep inguinal ring through the INGUINAL CANAL to the TESTIS in the SCROTUM.

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