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2020 Apr 30


Polytetrafluoroethylene versus polypropylene mesh during laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal (TEP) repair of inguinal hernia: short- and long-term results of a double-blind clinical randomized controlled trial.


Aim of the study is to compare macroporous (> 1 mm) polytetrafluoroethylene mesh (LP-PTFE) versus microporous (< 1 mm) polypropylene mesh (SP-PPL) in terms of postoperative acute and chronic discomfort and pain, difficulty in mesh handling and long-term recurrence rate.