Complications in Inguinal Hernia Surgery

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North Karelia Central Hospital

Status

Completed

Conditions

Inguinal Hernia

Study type

Observational

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT01760395
NKCH-surg-010

Details and patient eligibility

About

Inguinal hernia repair is the most common procedure in general surgery. Even with acceptable complication rates, thousands of patients worldwide suffer from inguinal hernia surgery complications every year. In Finland, the Finnish Patient Insurance Centre (FPIC) receives reports from surgical complications. In this study, the database of FPIC is used to compare the complication profiles of open and laparoscopic inguinal hernia surgery with mesh.

Enrollment

335 patients

Sex

All

Ages

16 to 110 years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • surgery between 2002 and 2010
  • complicated inguinal hernia surgery reported to FPIC

Exclusion criteria

  • none

Trial contacts and locations

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