COMplete Versus PArtial Open inCisional Hernia Repair (COMPAC-TRIAL) (COMPAC)
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00498810
(patients had to be converted to the other study arm)
To compare the complete repair of the abdominal wall at the level of the former incision with only a partial repair at the level of the hernia in patients with an incisional hernia after median laparotomy in a prospective randomized trial.
Condition or disease
Procedure: complete repairProcedure: partial repair of the abdominal wall
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Written informed consent from the patient or his/her legal representative