ClinicalTrials.gov
ClinicalTrials.gov Menu

Long-term Results After Endoscopic Total Extraperitoneal Repair of Recurrent Inguinal Hernia

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00683098
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 23, 2008
Last Update Posted : April 18, 2016
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Urs Pfefferkorn, St. Claraspital AG

Brief Summary:
Evaluation of long-term results for chronic pain and impairment of daily activities after endoscopic total extraperitoneal repair of recurrent inguinal hernia with inguinal pain questionnaire (IPQ).

Condition or disease
Hernia

Detailed Description:

Evaluation of long-term results for chronic pain and impairment of daily activities after endoscopic total extraperitoneal repair of recurrent inguinal hernia with inguinal pain questionnaire (IPQ).

All patients, who had a endoscopic preperitoneal mesh repair of a recurrent inguinal hernia between 1995 and 2008 were prospectively recorded and will be sent the IPQ via mail.


Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 300 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Long-term Results After Endoscopic Total Extraperitoneal Repair of Recurrent Inguinal Hernia
Study Start Date : June 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2008

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Endoscopy Hernia
U.S. FDA Resources

Group/Cohort
1
patients, who had a endoscopic total extraperitoneal repair of recurrent inguinal hernia between 1995 and 2008



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Pain according to Inguinal Pain Questionnaire Activity according to Inguinal Pain Questionnaire [ Time Frame: up to 10 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Recurrence, Reoperation [ Time Frame: up to 10 years ]


Information from the National Library of Medicine

Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contacts provided below. For general information, Learn About Clinical Studies.


Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
patients, who had endoscopic total extraperitoneal repair of recurrent inguinal hernia at our institution between 1995 and 2008
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients, who had endoscopic total extraperitoneal repair of recurrent inguinal hernia at our institution between 1995 and 2008

Exclusion Criteria:


Information from the National Library of Medicine

To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00683098


Locations
Switzerland
St. Claraspital
Basel, Switzerland, 4019
Sponsors and Collaborators
St. Claraspital AG
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Urs Pfefferkorn, MD Department of Surgery