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

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Urs Pfefferkorn, St. Claraspital AG
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00683098
First received: May 21, 2008
Last updated: April 15, 2016
Last verified: April 2016
  Purpose
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
Hernia

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Long-term Results After Endoscopic Total Extraperitoneal Repair of Recurrent Inguinal Hernia

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Further study details as provided by St. Claraspital AG:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pain according to Inguinal Pain Questionnaire Activity according to Inguinal Pain Questionnaire [ Time Frame: up to 10 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Recurrence, Reoperation [ Time Frame: up to 10 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 300
Study Start Date: June 2008
Study Completion Date: December 2008
Primary Completion Date: August 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
1
patients, who had a endoscopic total extraperitoneal repair of recurrent inguinal hernia between 1995 and 2008

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.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
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:

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

Publications:
Responsible Party: Urs Pfefferkorn, Surgical Registrar, St. Claraspital AG
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00683098     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TEP Clara 
Study First Received: May 21, 2008
Last Updated: April 15, 2016
Health Authority: Switzerland: Ethikkommission

Keywords provided by St. Claraspital AG:
recurrent hernia
endoscopic total extraperitoneal repair
inguinal pain
questionnaire

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

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 23, 2016