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Wound drains after incisional hernia repair

  • Protocol
  • Intervention


  • KS Gurusamy,

  • K Samraj

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


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.