International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 8 Issue 3, March 2019

A Prospective Comparative Study of Open Inguinal Hernia Repair: Self Gripping Mesh Vs Standard Polypropylene Mesh

Sharath Chandra B.J | Divakar S. R [2] | Dandeboyina Sreenivas | Sumith.S Deep

Abstract: To compare the clinical outcome in the open inguinal hernia repair with Self gripping (SG) polyester mesh incorporating absorbable polylactic acid microhooks (Progrip) to Lichtenstein repair with Standard polypropylene (SP) mesh in terms of postoperative pain, operating time, hospital stay and return to normal activities. Methods It is a prospective study done in JSS Hospital, Mysore from October 2016 to September 2018 using SG mesh and SP mesh in 60 patients allocated into two equal groups. Results: SG mesh repair is superior to SP mesh. Conclusions: SG mesh has better outcome in terms of post-operative pain, operative time and hospital stay.

Keywords: Progrip mesh, self gripping, polypropylene mesh, post-operative pain, open inguinal hernia repair

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 3, March 2019,

Pages: 1418 - 1422

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