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Evaluating Changes in Spermatogram Following Bilateral Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair in Fertile Males

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00282074
Recruitment Status : Terminated
First Posted : January 25, 2006
Last Update Posted : January 24, 2007
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Sheba Medical Center

Brief Summary:
In this prospective open armed study we aim to see if bilateral hernia repair using a mesh alters the spermatogram (sperm count) or testicular volume.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Hernia Procedure: laparoscopic bilateral hernia repair Phase 2 Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 30 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Official Title: Prospective Trial to Evaluate Changes in Spermatogram Following Bilateral Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair in Males in the Fertility Age
Study Start Date : January 2006

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MedlinePlus related topics: Hernia
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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 40 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Males ages 18-40 years, undergoing bilateral laparoscopic hernia repair, who agree to have a sperm test both prior to and following surgery.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of prostatic surgery, testicular surgery, azospermia on first spermatogram, single testis, patients after chemotherapy, patients receiving hormonal therapy, patients receiving alpha blockers for any indication, patients who are receiving or received oral antifungal therapy six months prior to surgery

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Locations
Israel
Sheba Medical Center
Ramat-Gan, Israel, 52621
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sheba Medical Center
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Joseph Kuriansky, M.D Sheba Medical Center

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00282074     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SHEBA-05-3945-JK-CTIL
First Posted: January 25, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 24, 2007
Last Verified: January 2007

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