The use of a self-gripping mesh in open inguinal hernia repair. A prospective observational single surgeon study.


BACKGROUND The Lichtenstein repair is a well standardized surgical technique that can mostly be performed in day-clinic under loco-regional anesthesia. The major concern is the chronic pain reported after mesh suture fixation. We studied the practical and clinical aspects of a Lichtenstein repair using the semi-resorbable self-fixating Parietex ProGrip mesh… (More)


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