Open inguinal hernia repair: a network meta-analysis comparing self-gripping mesh, suture fixation, and glue fixation. World J Surg 2019; 43: 447–456.

Published: 2nd September 2019

Authors: Rausa E, Asti E, Kelly ME, Aiolfi A, Lovece A, Bonitta G et al.


Some 28 RCTS that included 5495 procedures were analyzed. No differences were found between the methods in postoperative pain, surgical site infection, chronic groin pain or hernia recurrence.

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