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A. M. Grant and EU Hernia Trialists Collaboration.
Open mesh versus non-mesh repair of groin hernia: meta-analysis of randomised trials based on individual patient data [corrected].
Hernia, 6(3):130-6, September 2002.

MRC Laparoscopic Groin Hernia Trial Group .
Laparoscopic versus open repair of groin hernia: a randomised comparison.
Lancet, 354(9174):185-90, 1999.

W. W. Vrijland, M. P. van den Tol, R. W. Luijendijk, W. C. Hop, J. J. Busschbach, D. C. de Lange, D. van Geldere, A. B. Rottier, P. A. Vegt, J. N. IJzermans, and J. Jeekel.
Randomized clinical trial of non-mesh versus mesh repair of primary inguinal hernia.
Br J Surg, 89(3):293-7, March 2002.

M. A. Yerdel, E. B. Akin, S. Dolalan, A. G. Turkcapar, M. Pehlivan, I. E. Gecim, and E. Kuterdem.
Effect of single-dose prophylactic ampicillin and sulbactam on wound infection after tension-free inguinal hernia repair with polypropylene mesh: the randomized, double-blind, prospective trial.
Ann Surg, 233(1):26-33, January 2001.

Adrian P. Ireland