Wound drains after incisional hernia repair

  • Protocol
  • Intervention

Authors

  • KS Gurusamy,

  • K Samraj


Kurinchi Gurusamy, Research Fellow, General Surgery, Royal Free Hospital, Pond Street, Hampstead, London, NW3 2QG, UK. kurinchi2k@hotmail.com.

Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

Primary objective
To determine the effects on wound infection and other outcomes, of inserting a wound drain during surgery to repair incisional hernias.
Secondary objective
To determine the comparative effects of different types of wound drain after incisional hernia repair.