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Lichtenstein Patch or Prolene Hernia System (PHS) for Inguinal Hernia Repair

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01070693
First Posted: February 18, 2010
Last Update Posted: January 16, 2014
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Jaana Vironen, Helsinki University Central Hospital
  Purpose
This randomised prospective study was designed to compare the convalescence and the long-term sequelae in inguinal hernia repair with either a bilayer mesh as devised by Gilbert (Prolene Hernia System®) or an onlay mesh applied according to Lichtenstein.

Condition Intervention
Chronic Pain Procedure: Open mesh inguinal hernia repair Device: Prolene Hernia System Procedure: Lichtenstein technique

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Randomized Clinical Trial of Lichtenstein Patch or Prolene Hernia System for Inguinal Hernia Repair

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Further study details as provided by Jaana Vironen, Helsinki University Central Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Long-term Sequelae [ Time Frame: 5 years ]
    Any pain at five years


Enrollment: 300
Study Start Date: September 2001
Study Completion Date: December 2009
Primary Completion Date: January 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Prolene Hernia System device
Inguinal hernia repair either with a bilayer mesh (PHS)
Procedure: Open mesh inguinal hernia repair
Inguinal hernia repair either with the bilayer mesh or the Lichtenstein technique
Device: Prolene Hernia System
Prolene Hernia System
Experimental: Lichtenstein
Inguinal hernia repair with the Lichtenstein technique
Procedure: Open mesh inguinal hernia repair
Inguinal hernia repair either with the bilayer mesh or the Lichtenstein technique
Procedure: Lichtenstein technique
Lichtenstein technique

  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Uni- or bilateral
  • Primary or recurrent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • body-mass index over 40kg/m2, severe co-morbidities
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01070693


Locations
Finland
Helsinki University Central Hospital
Espoo, Finland, 07430
Sponsors and Collaborators
Helsinki University Central Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Jaana Vironen, Consultant, Helsinki University Central Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01070693     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TYH1333
First Submitted: February 17, 2010
First Posted: February 18, 2010
Results First Submitted: December 2, 2013
Results First Posted: January 16, 2014
Last Update Posted: January 16, 2014
Last Verified: December 2013

Keywords provided by Jaana Vironen, Helsinki University Central Hospital:
Inguinal hernia
Open mesh repair
Long term outcome
Recurrence
Discomfort

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hernia
Chronic Pain
Hernia, Inguinal
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Hernia, Abdominal


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