Impact of Mesh Fixation on Chronic Pain in Total Extraperitoneal Inguinal Hernia Repair (TEP): A Nationwide Register-based Study.

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Mesh fixation is used to prevent recurrence at the potential risk for chronic pain in TEP. The aim was to compare the impact of permanent fixation (PF) with no fixation (NF)/nonpermanent fixation (NPF) of mesh on chronic pain after TEP repair for primary inguinal hernia.


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  • Östersund Hospital
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  • Surgery
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1199-206
JournalAnnals of Surgery
Issue number6
Early online date2015 Jul 1
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Jun
Publication categoryResearch

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