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Long Term Complaints After Elective Repair for Small Umbilical or Epigastric Hernias

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified December 2011 by Zealand University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Liv Erritzøe-Jervild, Koege Sygehus
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01501682
First received: December 18, 2011
Last updated: December 28, 2011
Last verified: December 2011
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to compare the long-term complaints after ventral hernia repair after insertion of different types of mesh compared with primary suture. Also recurrence of hernia will be discussed.

Condition
Ventral Hernia

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Long Term Complaints After Elective Repair for Small Umbilical or Epigastric Hernias

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Further study details as provided by Zealand University Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 150
Study Start Date: February 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
primary suture
operated with primary suture
other mesh
operated with insertion of another mesh
ventralex
operated with insertion of ventralex mesh

Detailed Description:
The purpose of this study is to compare the long-term complaints after ventral hernia repair after insertion of different types of mesh compared with primary suture. Based on a questionnaire selected patients will be invited to clinical examination for recurrence and more detailed interview.
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
operated for ventral hernia from the year 2004 to the year 2009 at Koege Hospital
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • operated for ventral hernia from the year 2004 to the year 2009

Exclusion Criteria:

  • liver cirrhosis
  • pregnancy
  • combined hernia
  • operation for ventral hernia and other operation
  • laparoscopic operation
  • acute operation
  • recurrence of hernia
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01501682

Locations
Denmark
Koege hospital
Koege, Denmark, 4600
Køge sygehus
Køge, Denmark, 4600
Sponsors and Collaborators
Zealand University Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Liv Erritzøe-Jervild Køge Hospital
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Liv Erritzøe-Jervild, stud.med, Koege Sygehus
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01501682     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ventralexmesh_KoegeHospital 
Study First Received: December 18, 2011
Last Updated: December 28, 2011

Keywords provided by Zealand University Hospital:
ventralex
ventral hernia

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

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on February 20, 2017