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May 10, 2011

Covidien Completes Patient Enrolment for Hernia Mesh Study

Covidien has completed the enrolment of 600 patients for a clinical study of Parietex ProGrip self-fixating mesh, which could be used to repair inguinal hernias. Parietex ProGrip self-fixating mesh has resorbable polylactic acid microgrips that enable surgeons to position and securely

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Covidien has completed the enrolment of 600 patients for a clinical study of Parietex ProGrip self-fixating mesh, which could be used to repair inguinal hernias.

Parietex ProGrip self-fixating mesh has resorbable polylactic acid microgrips that enable surgeons to position and securely place the mesh without the need for sutures.

Results of an interim study involving 390 patients showed that use of ProGrip mesh shortened surgery duration.

Andrew Kingsnorth, a professor at Derriford Hospital in Plymouth, UK, said that the preliminary study results indicate that the mesh simplifies hernia repair, allowing for faster operating time and less pain compared to the Lichtenstein repair method.

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