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Chronic Pain After Inguinal Herniorrhaphy

This study has been terminated.
Information provided by:
University Hospital, Gentofte, Copenhagen Identifier:
First received: September 22, 2005
Last updated: January 25, 2013
Last verified: September 2005
The purpose of this study is to determine whether laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair leads to a lower incidence of chronic pain compared to open herniorrhaphy.

Condition Intervention
Inguinal Hernia Procedure: Inguinal herniorrhaphy

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single
Primary Purpose: Prevention

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Further study details as provided by University Hospital, Gentofte, Copenhagen:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Chronic pain

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Recurrence of the hernia

Study Start Date: September 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: September 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Primary inguinal hernia

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of severe mental illness or chronic pain elsewhere
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00226161

Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Gentofte University Hospital,
Hellerup, Denmark, 2900
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Gentofte, Copenhagen
Study Director: Jacob Rosenberg, professor,,chief consul Gentofte University Hospital
  More Information Identifier: NCT00226161     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 171178
Study First Received: September 22, 2005
Last Updated: January 25, 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hernia, Inguinal
Hernia, Abdominal
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical processed this record on September 21, 2017