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2020 Jun

Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech



A Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Short-term Outcomes of Self-Gripping (Progrip) Mesh Versus Fibrin Sealant in Laparoscopic Total Extraperitoneal Hernioplasty.


Law T T, Ng K K, Wei R, Yip J, Ng L, Wong K Y, Foo C C
Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2020 Jun; 30(3):203-208.
PMID: 31923161.


There are no data comparing the use of self-gripping mesh with standard mesh in total extraperitoneal repair (TEP). In this prospective study we aim to study the incidence of chronic pain between Progrip (PG) and standard mesh fixed by fibrin sealant (FS).