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Table 1 The mesh fixations preference in open surgery

From: The inguinal hernia management in Costa Rica according to a survey between surgeons: result comparison with 2018 International Groin Hernia Guidelines

Mesh fixation Percentage (%)
Polyamide suture (Nylon®) 29
Long absorption suture (example PDX®) 26
Polypropylene 20
Auto adhesive mesh (Progrip ®) 16
Short absorption suture (example Vicryl®) 10
Cyanoacrylate 0
No mesh fixation 0