Post-operative Hernias After Radical Cystectomy


Post-operative hernias after cystectomy are frequent (our review of the literature with meta-analysis found an incidence of evisceration at 5%, median eventrations at 8% and peristomal hernias at 14%). These represent a non-negligible and partially morbidity. avoidable, subject to proper assessment of personal and surgical risk factors

Full Title of Study: “Post-operative Hernias After Radical Cystectomy : Incidence and Risks Factors”

Study Type

  • Study Type: Observational
  • Study Design
    • Time Perspective: Retrospective
  • Study Primary Completion Date: December 1, 2020


  • Procedure: Cystectomy
    • Cystectomy

Arms, Groups and Cohorts

  • Patients who undergo a cystectomy
    • Patients who undergo a cystectomy for cancer or not, since 2010 to 2020

Clinical Trial Outcome Measures

Primary Measures

  • Type of post-operative hernias
    • Time Frame: 1 day
    • Type of post-operative hernias : evisceration, median hernia, parastomal hernia
  • Define risk factors Type of risks factors
    • Time Frame: 1 day
    • Define risk factors: sex, BMI, diabetes, ASA, duration surgery, delay, postoperative biology

Participating in This Clinical Trial

Inclusion Criteria

  • having undergone a cystectomy (for cancer or not), – with or without reconstruction, between 01/01/2010 and 12/31/2020 Exclusion criteria:

  • refusing to participate

Gender Eligibility: All

Minimum Age: 40 Years

Maximum Age: 90 Years

Are Healthy Volunteers Accepted: No

Investigator Details

  • Lead Sponsor
    • University Hospital, Montpellier
  • Provider of Information About this Clinical Study
    • Sponsor
  • Overall Official(s)
    • Guillaume Aujoulat, Principal Investigator, University Hospital, Montpellier

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