Laparoscopic and Open Ventral Hernia Repair Using the Intramesh T1

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 22, 2013
Last Update Posted : May 22, 2015
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be Medical

Brief Summary:
The purpose of the registry is to evaluate safety and efficacy of the Intramesh T1. This registry will collect data from 100 patients treated for a ventral hernia repair.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Ventral Hernia Device: Intramesh T1 implantation

Study Type : Observational [Patient Registry]
Actual Enrollment : 96 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Target Follow-Up Duration: 12 Months
Official Title: Laparoscopic and Open Ventral Hernia Repair Using the Intramesh T1: a Prospective, Multicenter Registry
Study Start Date : January 2013
Actual Primary Completion Date : October 2014
Actual Study Completion Date : October 2014

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MedlinePlus related topics: Hernia

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Patients with a ventral hernia Device: Intramesh T1 implantation
Other Name: Intramesh T1 Cousin Biotech

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Recurrence rate at 12 months determined by clinical examination [ Time Frame: 12 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Intraoperative complications [ Time Frame: peri-procedural ]

    Defined as complications occurring during index-procedure from "skin-into-skin". The following events must be reported in the case report form:

    • enterotomy (bowel injury)
    • major bleeding requiring blood transfusion or reintervention
    • complications due to anesthesia
    • minor bleeding at a trocar insertion site

  2. Post-operative complications [ Time Frame: up to 30 days ]

    Defined as complications up to 30 days after index-procedure. The following events should be reported in the case report form:

    • local numbness
    • hematoma
    • seroma
    • superficial trocar site infection
    • mesh infection
    • hernia recurrence
    • death

  3. Seroma [ Time Frame: 1 month ]
    The rate of seroma at 1 month after index-procedure.

  4. Freedom from hernia-related reinterventions [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
    Reinterventions at 12 months after index-procedure

  5. Late complications [ Time Frame: 12 months ]

    Late complications at 12 months after index-procedure:

    • prolonged pain more than 8 weeks
    • local numbness
    • hernia recurrence

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with a ventral hernia

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient is older than 18 years
  • Written informed consent is obtained from patient
  • Patient with a primary or incisional ventral hernia

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient with a recurrent ventral hernia
  • Patient with ASA class 5 and 6
  • Patient underwent emergency surgery
  • Patient is pregnant
  • Patient with a known allergy to components of the ePTFE prosthesis
  • Patient has a life expectancy less than 1 year
  • Patient is unable to be compliant with the follow-up visits due to geographical, social or psychological factors

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01816867

Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg
Genk, Limburg, Belgium, 3600
Sponsors and Collaborators
be Medical
Principal Investigator: Kurt Van der Speeten, MD, PhD Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: be Medical Identifier: NCT01816867     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BM-T1-08
First Posted: March 22, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 22, 2015
Last Verified: May 2015

Keywords provided by be Medical:
open technique

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