Long-Term Results After Endoscopic Total Extraperitoneal Repair of Recurrent Inguinal Hernia

This study is enrolling participants by invitation only.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
St. Claraspital AG
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00683098
First received: May 21, 2008
Last updated: June 12, 2008
Last verified: June 2008
  Purpose

Evaluation of long-term results for chronic pain and impairment of daily activities after endoscopic total extraperitoneal repair of recurrent inguinal hernia with inguinal pain questionnaire (IPQ).


Condition
Hernia

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Long-Term Results After Endoscopic Total Extraperitoneal Repair of Recurrent Inguinal Hernia

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Further study details as provided by St. Claraspital AG:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pain according to Inguinal Pain Questionnaire Activity according to Inguinal Pain Questionnaire [ Time Frame: up to 10 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Recurrence, Reoperation [ Time Frame: up to 10 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 300
Study Start Date: June 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2008
Estimated Primary Completion Date: August 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
1
patients, who had a endoscopic total extraperitoneal repair of recurrent inguinal hernia between 1995 and 2008

Detailed Description:

Evaluation of long-term results for chronic pain and impairment of daily activities after endoscopic total extraperitoneal repair of recurrent inguinal hernia with inguinal pain questionnaire (IPQ).

All patients, who had a endoscopic preperitoneal mesh repair of a recurrent inguinal hernia between 1995 and 2008 were prospectively recorded and will be sent the IPQ via mail.

  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

patients, who had endoscopic total extraperitoneal repair of recurrent inguinal hernia at our institution between 1995 and 2008

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients, who had endoscopic total extraperitoneal repair of recurrent inguinal hernia at our institution between 1995 and 2008

Exclusion Criteria:

  • none
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00683098

Locations
Switzerland
St. Claraspital
Basel, Switzerland, 4019
Sponsors and Collaborators
St. Claraspital AG
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Urs Pfefferkorn, MD Department of Surgery
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: Urs Pfefferkorn MD, General Surgery
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00683098     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TEP Clara
Study First Received: May 21, 2008
Last Updated: June 12, 2008
Health Authority: Switzerland: Ethikkommission

Keywords provided by St. Claraspital AG:
recurrent hernia
endoscopic total extraperitoneal repair
inguinal pain
questionnaire

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hernia
Hernia, Inguinal
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Hernia, Abdominal

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