Biologic vs synthetic inguinal hernia repair: 1-year results of a randomized double-blinded trial.

@article{Bochicchio2014BiologicVS,
  title={Biologic vs synthetic inguinal hernia repair: 1-year results of a randomized double-blinded trial.},
  author={Grant V. Bochicchio and Ajay Jain and Kelly M McGonigal and Douglas H. Turner and Obeid N Ilahi and Stacey Reese and Kelly M. Bochicchio},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Surgeons},
  year={2014},
  volume={218 4},
  pages={751-7}
}
BACKGROUND Various surgical meshes are used in the repair of inguinal hernia and are associated with numerous complications. Our main objective in this study was to determine whether a biologic hernia matrix is equivalent to polypropylene mesh in an open inguinal hernia repair using the Lichtenstein technique. STUDY DESIGN A prospective, randomized, double-blinded, single-center trial was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of a biologic Inguinal Hernia Matrix (IHM; Cook Medical) compared with… CONTINUE READING

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