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Randomized clinical trial assessing impact of a lightweight or heavyweight mesh on chronic pain after inguinal hernia repair.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
The British journal of surgery
Publication Date
Volume
92
Issue
2
Pages
166–170
Identifiers
PMID: 15584057
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Use of lightweight mesh was associated with less chronic pain but an increase in hernia recurrence after inguinal hernia repair. The latter may be related to technical factors associated with fixation of such meshes rather than any inherent defect in the mesh.

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