Last updated on December 2014

Absorbable Versus Permanent Mesh Fixation Trial in Laparoscopic Midline Ventral Hernia Repair

Brief description of study

To compare the use of absorbable tackers versus permanent tack fixation using a polyester large pore mesh in laparoscopic midline ventral hernia repair in a multicenter (Belgian) prospective randomized single-blinded trial. All patients referred for elective midline ventral hernia repair should be assessed for eligibility and entered in a study log, detailing all included patients during the study period.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT01109771

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