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Electrospun P(LLA-CL) nanoscale fibrinogen patch vs porcine small intestine submucosa graft repair of inguinal hernia in adults: a randomized, single-blind, controlled, multicenter, noninferiority trial. J Am Coll Surg 2019; 229: 541–551

Published: 15th June 2020

Authors: Li S, Xiao S, Yang L, Hua L, Qiu Z, Hu X et al.


A total of 172 procedures were included and patients followed for 33 months. Recurrence occurred after two procedures using porcine intestinal submucosa and none after the fibrinogen patch. The rates of chronic groin pain were similar.

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