Prevalence of Port Site Hernia After Mesh Placement in Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy.

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    Hospital de Mataró
Updated on 29 January 2022
diabetes mellitus


A prophylactic mesh fixation after fascial closure in umbilical trocar after cholecystectomy may prevent the trocar site hernia incidence. Especially in patients who present certain risk factors.


Randomized controlled trial. Patients with more than two incisional hernia risk factors (age 70, BMI 30, diabetes mellitus, fascial enlargement) who undergo elective/emergent cholecystectomy. Control arm: fascial closure with simple PDS 2/0 Stitches. Study arm: fascial closure with simple PDS 2/0 stitches and onlay polypropylene mesh placement. Main outcome umbilical trocar site hernia incidence during a 3 years follow up. Clinical and radiological assessment.

Condition Hernia, Hernia, Incisional Hernia, postoperative incisional hernia, postoperative hernia
Treatment Control, Experimental
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT03495557
SponsorHospital de Mataró
Last Modified on29 January 2022

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