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Table 3 Comparison of post-operative pain scores between the two groups

From: Using inferior epigastric vascular anatomical landmarks for anterior inguinal hernia repair

Time Mean ± SD (range) P
TTIPP group (n = 120) VALTIPP group (n = 110)
2 days 5.3 ± 0.9 4.0 ± 0.5 0.03
3 months 1.8 ± 0.4 1.0 ± 0.3 0.02
6 months 1.1 ± 0.1 0.9 ± 0.2 0.01
  1. SD standard deviation, TTIPP group traditional transinguinal preperitoneal, VALTIPP group vascular anatomical landmark transinguinal preperitoneal group