COMplete Versus PArtial Open inCisional Hernia Repair (COMPAC-TRIAL) (COMPAC)

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Recruitment Status : Terminated (patients had to be converted to the other study arm)
First Posted : July 10, 2007
Last Update Posted : January 28, 2011
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University Hospital, Ghent

July 9, 2007
July 10, 2007
January 28, 2011
September 2007
January 2008   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
recurrence rate [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
Same as current
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  • Perioperative morbidity rate
  • Postoperative pain
  • Long term complication rate
  • Recurrence rate [ Time Frame: 3 years ]
Same as current
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COMplete Versus PArtial Open inCisional Hernia Repair (COMPAC-TRIAL)
COMplete Versus PArtial Open inCisional Hernia Repair (COMPAC-TRIAL)
To compare the complete repair of the abdominal wall at the level of the former incision with only a partial repair at the level of the hernia in patients with an incisional hernia after median laparotomy in a prospective randomized trial.
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Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Incisional Hernia
  • Procedure: complete repair
  • Procedure: partial repair of the abdominal wall
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Same as current
January 2008
January 2008   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Written informed consent from the patient or his/her legal representative
  • Incisional hernia requiring elective surgical repair

Exclusion Criteria:

  • No written informed consent
  • Emergency surgery (incarcerated hernia)
  • All incisional or parastomal hernias not originating at the midline
  • All recurrent hernias
  • All patients with mesh placed intra-abdominally during surgery have to be withdrawn
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
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Frederik Berrevoet, University Hospital Ghent
University Hospital, Ghent
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Principal Investigator: Frederik Berrevoet, MD University Hospital, Ghent
University Hospital, Ghent
January 2011

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