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Minimal Access Repair of Contralateral Hernias (MARCH Trial)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00293995
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified December 2006 by Institute of Child Health.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : February 20, 2006
Last Update Posted : December 25, 2006
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Institute of Child Health

Brief Summary:
Repair of unilateral inguinal hernia in infants. Laparoscopic repair, with closure of contralateral patent processus vaginalis if present, versus open repair

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Unilateral Inguinal Hernia Procedure: Laparaoscopic repair, with closure of contralateral patent processus vaginalis Procedure: open repair

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 360 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2006

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MedlinePlus related topics: Hernia
U.S. FDA Resources




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. development of metachronous contralateral inguinal hernia


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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 1 Year   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • unilateral inguinal hernia

Exclusion Criteria:


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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00293995


Contacts
Contact: Agostino Pierro A.Pierro@ich.ucl.ac.uk

Locations
United Kingdom
Addenbrookes Hospital Not yet recruiting
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Contact: Madan Samuel         
Royal Hospital for Sick Children Not yet recruiting
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Contact: Gordon MacKinlay         
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Not yet recruiting
London, United Kingdom
Contact: Munther Haddad         
Great Ormond Street Hospital Recruiting
London, United Kingdom
King's College Hospital Not yet recruiting
London, United Kingdom
Contact: Niyi Ade-Ajayi         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Institute of Child Health
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Agostino Pierro Great Ormond Street Hospital

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00293995     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 04SG07
First Posted: February 20, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 25, 2006
Last Verified: December 2006

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