A Study to Compare Ventral Incisional Hernia by Laparoscopic vs Open Repair With Mesh
This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Department of Veterans Affairs
First received: August 30, 2005
Last updated: September 15, 2010
Last verified: September 2010
No Study Results Posted on ClinicalTrials.gov for this Study
|Study Status:||This study has been completed.|
|Study Completion Date:||December 2006|
|Primary Completion Date:||December 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Kaafarani HM, Hur K, Campasano M, Reda DJ, Itani KM. Classification and valuation of postoperative complications in a randomized trial of open versus laparoscopic ventral herniorrhaphy. Hernia. 2010 Jun;14(3):231-5. doi: 10.1007/s10029-009-0593-z. Epub 2010 Mar 6.
Kaafarani HM, Kaufman D, Reda D, Itani KM. Predictors of Surgical Site Infection in Laparoscopic and Open Ventral Incisional Herniorrhaphy. J Surg Res. 2010 Apr 1; [Epub ahead of print]
Itani KM, Neumayer L, Reda D, Kim L, Anthony T. Repair of ventral incisional hernia: the design of a randomized trial to compare open and laparoscopic surgical techniques. Am J Surg. 2004 Dec;188(6A Suppl):22S-29S.
Kaafarani HM, Hur K, Hirter A, Kim LT, Thomas A, Berger DH, Reda D, Itani KM. Seroma in ventral incisional herniorrhaphy: incidence, predictors and outcome. Am J Surg. 2009 Nov;198(5):639-44.
Itani KM, Hur K, Kim LT, Anthony T, Berger DH, Reda D, Neumayer L; Veterans Affairs Ventral Incisional Hernia Investigators. Comparison of laparoscopic and open repair with mesh for the treatment of ventral incisional hernia: a randomized trial. Arch Surg. 2010 Apr;145(4):322-8; discussion 328. doi: 10.1001/archsurg.2010.18.