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Long-Term Follow-up of Incisional Hernia Repaired With Intraperitoneal Mesh

2010-07-15 17:00:00 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The intraperitoneal repair has been proven safe for the repair of incisional hernia and is accepted, together with the subfascial or retromuscular repair as the "gold-standard" for the repair of incisional hernia. However no studies have convincingly proven that this approach is better than the on-lay repair.

The authors believe that the intraperitoneal repair performs better than the on-lay repair for incisional hernia.

Study Design

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

Conditions

Incisional Hernia

Intervention

Implant of a prosthetic mesh

Location

Hospital de La Serena
La Serena
Iv Region
Chile
IV REGION

Status

Recruiting

Source

Cirujanos la Serena

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2010-07-15T17:00:00-0400

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