Isolation of the Spermatic Cord in Mesh Inguinal Hernia Repair
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01391455|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified July 2011 by Chatham Kent Health Alliance.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : July 12, 2011
Last Update Posted : July 12, 2011
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Inguinal Hernia||Procedure: Isolation of the spermatic cord from mesh||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||220 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Isolation of the Spermatic Cord Following Mesh Inguinal Hernia Repair|
|Study Start Date :||July 2011|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||August 2012|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||August 2013|
No Intervention: Spermatic Cord in contact with mesh
Where the spermatic cord has been allowed to remain in contact with the mesh.
Experimental: Spermatic Cord is isolated from the mesh
The inguinal ligament is interposed between the cord and the mesh and then repaired. This isolates the cord from the mesh and the splinting function of the overlying inguinal ligament.
Procedure: Isolation of the spermatic cord from mesh
The spermatic cord is isolated from the mesh employed to repair an inguinal hernia following standard open repair.
- Evaluation of groin or testicular pain lasting longer than 3 months postoperatively. [ Time Frame: 1 year postoperatively ]All patients will be evaluated using the Carolina's Comfort Scale
- Number of patients with adverse events. [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01391455
|Contact: John A Morrison, MD; FRCS(C)||519 352 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Chatham Kent Health Alliance||Recruiting|
|Chatham, Ontario, Canada|
|Contact: John A Morrison, MD;FRCS(C) 519 352 0503 email@example.com|
|Contact: Gary Tithecott, MD;FRCP(C) 519 3526400 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Principal Investigator: John A Morrison, MD;FRSC(C)|
|Principal Investigator:||John A Morrison, MD;FRCS(C)||Chatham Kent Health Alliance|