Mesh fixation with glue versus suture for recurrence and pain in Lichtenstein inguinal hernioplasty

  • Protocol
  • Intervention

Authors

  • Ping Sun,

    1. Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, General Surgery, Wuhan, Hubei Province, China
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  • Xiang Cheng,

    1. Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, General Surgery, Wuhan, Hubei Province, China
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  • Shichang Deng,

    1. Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, General Surgery, Wuhan, Hubei Province, China
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  • Qinggang Hu,

    1. Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, General Surgery, Wuhan, Hubei Province, China
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  • Yi Sun,

    1. Huazhong University of Science and Technology, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Wuhan, Hubei Province, China
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  • Qichang Zheng

    Corresponding author
    1. Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, General Surgery, Wuhan, Hubei Province, China
    • Qichang Zheng, General Surgery, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 1277 Jiefang Ave., Wuhan, Hubei Province, 430022, China. zqcmd1@163.com.

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Abstract

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

To determine whether tissue adhesives reduce postoperative complications, especially chronic pain, and reduce recurrence rate, compared with sutures for mesh fixation in Lichtenstein hernia repair.