Long-term Results After Endoscopic Total Extraperitoneal Repair of Recurrent Inguinal Hernia
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Official Title:||Long-term Results After Endoscopic Total Extraperitoneal Repair of Recurrent Inguinal Hernia|
- Pain according to Inguinal Pain Questionnaire Activity according to Inguinal Pain Questionnaire [ Time Frame: up to 10 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
- Recurrence, Reoperation [ Time Frame: up to 10 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
|Study Start Date:||June 2008|
|Study Completion Date:||December 2008|
|Primary Completion Date:||August 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
patients, who had a endoscopic total extraperitoneal repair of recurrent inguinal hernia between 1995 and 2008
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.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00683098
|Basel, Switzerland, 4019|
|Principal Investigator:||Urs Pfefferkorn, MD||Department of Surgery|