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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Hernia, Inguinal, Recurrence or Chronic Pain
and you are
over 18
years old
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This is an observational trial.
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The purpose

In hernia repair a mesh is used to close the defect in the abdominal wall. This mesh is either secured with tissue penetrating devices (ex. staples,tacks or sutures) or fibrin glue (Tisseel/Tissucol) or left unfixated. The investigators believe, and previous studies indicate, that the use of fibrin glue greatly reduces the amount of postoperative complications (ex. chronic pain, impaired ejaculation in men or recurrence of the hernia)when compared with the use of tacks or staples. The aim of this study is to compare the recurrence rates and amount of postoperative complications in patients who have had inguinal hernia repair with fibrin glue and in patients who have had inguinal hernia repair with tacks, staples or sutures.

Provided treatments

  • Procedure: Fibrin Sealant
  • Procedure: Tissue-penetrating mesh-fixation

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01597011. The sponsor of the trial is Herlev Hospital and it is looking for 2340 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Long-term Follow-up After Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair Using Tisseel for Mesh Fixation