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Chronic Pain After Inguinal Herniorrhaphy

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Recruitment Status : Terminated
First Posted : September 26, 2005
Last Update Posted : January 28, 2013
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University Hospital, Gentofte, Copenhagen

Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment
Inguinal Hernia Procedure: Inguinal herniorrhaphy

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Study Start Date : September 2005
Estimated Primary Completion Date : September 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date : September 2013

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MedlinePlus related topics: Chronic Pain Hernia
U.S. FDA Resources

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Chronic pain

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Recurrence of the hernia

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Primary inguinal hernia

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of severe mental illness or chronic pain elsewhere

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00226161

Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Gentofte University Hospital,
Hellerup, Denmark, 2900
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Gentofte, Copenhagen
Study Director: Jacob Rosenberg, professor,,chief consul Gentofte University Hospital Identifier: NCT00226161     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 171178
First Posted: September 26, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 28, 2013
Last Verified: September 2005

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