Quality of Life Following Repair of Large Hiatal Hernia is Improved but not Influenced by Use of Mesh: Results From a Randomized Controlled Trial
Jan H Koetje, Tanya Irvine, Sarah K Thompson, Peter G Devitt, Simon D Woods, Ahmad Aly, Glyn G Jamieson, David I Watson
World Journal of Surgery | SPRINGER | Published : 2015
Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia
This randomized trial was supported by Research Project Grants from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia-Grant numbers 375111 and 1022722. We are grateful for the assistance of Ms Lorelle Smith, Ms Nicky Carney and Ms Lorraine Sheehan-Hennessy who contributed to data collection, and Drs Susan Gan and Philip Game who helped with enrolment of patients into the randomized trial. This trial is registered with the Australia and New Zealand Clinical Trials Registry ACTRN12605000725662.