Feasibility of Primary Inguinal Hernia Repair with a New Mesh

  title={Feasibility of Primary Inguinal Hernia Repair with a New Mesh},
  author={Landino Fei and Gaetano Filippone and Vincenzo Trapani and D. Cuttitta and Emanuele Iannuzzi and Michele Iannuzzi and Gennaro Galizia and Francesco Moccia and Giuseppe Signoriello},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of primary inguinal repair with open tension-free and sutureless technique using a new polypropylene “patch and plug system” (Prolene 3D patch), and the quality of the treatment in terms of reduction of postoperative discomfort. Fifty-six consecutive patients, mean age 54.5 ± 11.2 years, with primary unilateral uncomplicated inguinal hernia, were treated in a day-surgery setting. Collected data included: pain scores at 24 hours, 72 hours… CONTINUE READING


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