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2020 02

Br J Surg



Closure of the fascial defect during laparoscopic umbilical hernia repair: a randomized clinical trial.


Christoffersen MW, Westen M, Rosenberg J, Helgstrand F, Bisgaard T
Br J Surg. 2020 02; 107(3):200-208.
PMID: 31971616.


The objective of the study was to analyse patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs), seroma formation, long-term recurrence and chronic pain after closure of the fascial defect in patients undergoing laparoscopic umbilical hernia mesh repair.