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

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00498810
Recruitment Status : Terminated (patients had to be converted to the other study arm)
First Posted : July 10, 2007
Last Update Posted : January 28, 2011
Information provided by:
University Hospital, Ghent

Brief Summary:
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.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Incisional Hernia Procedure: complete repair Procedure: partial repair of the abdominal wall

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 160 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: COMplete Versus PArtial Open inCisional Hernia Repair (COMPAC-TRIAL)
Study Start Date : September 2007
Primary Completion Date : January 2008
Study Completion Date : January 2008

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MedlinePlus related topics: Hernia
U.S. FDA Resources

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. recurrence rate [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Perioperative morbidity rate
  2. Postoperative pain
  3. Long term complication rate
  4. Recurrence rate [ Time Frame: 3 years ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

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  • All patients with mesh placed intra-abdominally during surgery have to be withdrawn

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00498810

University Hospital Ghent
Ghent, Belgium, 9000
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Ghent
Principal Investigator: Frederik Berrevoet, MD University Hospital, Ghent

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Frederik Berrevoet, University Hospital Ghent
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00498810     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2007/241
First Posted: July 10, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 28, 2011
Last Verified: January 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Incisional Hernia
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Postoperative Complications
Pathologic Processes