Chronic Pain After Inguinal Herniorrhaphy

This study has been terminated.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University Hospital, Gentofte, Copenhagen
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00226161
First received: September 22, 2005
Last updated: January 25, 2013
Last verified: September 2005
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to determine whether laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair leads to a lower incidence of chronic pain compared to open herniorrhaphy.


Condition Intervention
Inguinal Hernia
Procedure: Inguinal herniorrhaphy

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind
Primary Purpose: Prevention

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Further study details as provided by University Hospital, Gentofte, Copenhagen:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Chronic pain

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Recurrence of the hernia

Study Start Date: September 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: September 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Primary inguinal hernia

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of severe mental illness or chronic pain elsewhere
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
Denmark
Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Gentofte University Hospital,
Hellerup, Denmark, 2900
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Gentofte, Copenhagen
Investigators
Study Director: Jacob Rosenberg, professor,dr.med,chief consul Gentofte University hospital
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00226161     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 171178
Study First Received: September 22, 2005
Last Updated: January 25, 2013
Health Authority: Denmark: The Danish National Committee on Biomedical Research Ethics

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hernia, Inguinal
Hernia, Abdominal
Hernia
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical

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