Randomized clinical trial comparing cyanoacrylate glue versus suture fixation in Lichtenstein hernia repair: 7-year outcome analysis. World J Surg 2017; 41: 108–113.

Published: 17th May 2017

Authors: Matikainen M, Kössi J, Silvasti S, Hulmi T, Paajanen H


The study included 236 patients that reached follow-up at seven years. The rates of hernia recurrence (4.3 per cent glue; 2.5 per cent sutures, P=0.491) and chronic groin pain (13 versus 12 per cent, P=0.843, respectively) were similar.

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