Does Tension-Free Herniorrhaphy or Laparoscopic Herniorrhaphy Achieve Equal or Better Recurrence Rates and Lower Costs While Achieving Equivalent Outcomes for Hernia Patients?

This study has been completed.
American College of Surgeons
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First received: March 20, 2002
Last updated: April 13, 2011
Last verified: April 2011
No Study Results Posted on for this Study
  Study Status: This study has been completed.
  Study Completion Date: June 2004
  Primary Completion Date: December 2003 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)