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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Inguinal Hernia
and you are
between 18 and 80
years old
The phase for this study is not defined.
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The purpose

This is a prospective, randomized multi-centre study to find out most safe, feasible, painless and cost-effective mesh fixation method in inguinal hernia operation. Three mesh fixation techniques are compared to find out best technique in local anaesthesia Lichtenstein operation. Our hypothesis is that glue fixation is safe, simple and cheap method compared to conventional Lichtenstein technique.

Provided treatments

  • Device: Histoacryl
  • Device: Progrip
  • Device: sutures (prolene 3-0)
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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01592942. The sponsor of the trial is Kuopio University Hospital and it is looking for 650 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
A Randomized Multi-center Study of Tissue Glue Fixation of Optilene™ Mesh With Histoacryl™ or Self-gripping Parietex ProGrip™ Compared to Conventional Non-absorbable Suture Fixation of Ultrapro™ Mesh