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Intervention Protocol

Wound drains after incisional hernia repair

  1. KS Gurusamy,
  2. K Samraj

Editorial Group: Cochrane Wounds Group

Published Online: 25 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005570


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Gurusamy KS, Samraj K. Wound drains after incisional hernia repair (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2006, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD005570. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005570.

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

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 JAN 2006

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Abstract

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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.