PUBLICATIONS FROM THE DANISH HERNIA DATABASE

  1. Bay-Nielsen M, Kehlet H, Steering Committee of the Danish Hernia Data Base. Establishment of a national Danish hernia database: preliminary report. Hernia 1999;3:81-3.

  2. Kehlet H, Wara P, Andersen FH, Strand L, Juul P, Malmstrøm J, Callesen T, Bay-Nielsen M. Dansk Herniedatabase – det første år. Ugeskr Læger 2000;162:1552-5.

  3. Bay-Nielsen M, Perkins FM, Kehlet H. Pain and functional impairment 1 year after inguinal herniorraphy: a nationwide questionnaire study. Ann Surg 2001;233:1-7.

  4. Bay-Nielsen M, Kehlet H, Strand L, Malmstrom J, Andersen FH, Wara P, Juul P, Callesen T, for the Danish Hernia Database Collaboration. Quality assessment of 26,304 herniorrhaphies in Denmark: a prospective nationwide study. Lancet 2001;358:1124-8.

  5. Kehlet H, White PF. Optimising anesthesia for inguinal herniorrhaphy: general, regional or local anesthesia? Anesth Analg 2001;93:1367-9.

  6. Bay-Nielsen M, Nordin P, Nilsson E, Kehlet H. Operative findings in recurrent hernia after Lichtenstein procedure. Am J Surg 2001;182:134-6.

  7. Mikkelsen T, Bay-Nielsen M, Kehlet H. Risk of femoral hernia after inguinal herniorrhaphy. Br J Surg 2002;89:486-8.

  8. Kehlet H, Bay-Nielsen M, Kingsnorth A. Chronic post-herniorrhaphy pain – a call for uniform assessment. Hernia 2002;6:178-81.

  9. Jensen P, Mikkelsen T, Kehlet H. Postherniorrhaphy urinary retention – effect of local, regional and general anaesthesia: a review. Reg Anesth Pain Med 2002;27:612-7.

  10. Kehlet H, Dahl JB. Spinal anaesthesia for inguinal hernia repair? Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 2003;47:1-2.

  11. Kehlet H, Bay-Nielsen M. Have we defeated the recurrence in the groin ? An epidemiological approach: Denmark. In: Hernia Meshes (Schumpelick V, Nyhus LM, eds). 2003, Springer Verlag, Berlin, p 13-20.

  12. Kehlet H, Bay-Nielsen M. Rekonvalescensanbefalinger efter brokkirurgi. Månedsskr Prak Lægegern 2003;81:45-7.

  13. Andersen FH, Bay-Nielsen M, Bak-Christensen A, Nielsen K, Struckmann J, Kehlet H Ingvinalherniotomi i speciallægepraksis og hospitalsregi i Danmark. Ugeskr Læger 2003;165:2373-6.

  14. Bay-Nielsen M, Kehlet H, Strand L, Malmstrøm J, Andersen FH, Wara P, Juul P, Callesen T, for Dansk Hernie Database. Dansk Herniedatabase – 4 års resultater. Ugeskr Læger 2004;166:1894-8.

  15. Bay-Nielsen M, Thomsen H, Andersen FH, Bendix JH, Sørensen OK, Skovgaard N, Kehlet H. Short convalescence in inguinal hernia repair – limiting factors and recurrence. Br J Surg 2004;91:362-7.

  16. Bay-Nielsen M, Nilsson E, Nordin P, Kehlet H. Chronic pain after open mesh vs. sutured repair of indirect inguinal hernia in young males. Br J Surg 2004;91:1372-6.

  17. Jensen P, Bay-Nielsen M, Kehlet H. Planned inguinal herniorrhaphy - but no hernia sac? Hernia 2004; 8:193-5. 

  18. Andersen FH, Nielsen K, Kehlet H. Combined ilioinguinal blockade and local infiltration anaesthesia for groin hernia repair-a double-blind randomized study. Br J Anaesth 2005;94:520-3.

  19. Kehlet H, Bay-Nielsen M. Anaesthesia for inguinal herniorrhaphy – is it evidence based ? A nationwide study in Denmark 1998 – 2003. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 2005;49:143-6.

  20. Wara P, Bay-Nielsen M, Juul P, Bendix J, Kehlet H. Prospective nationwide analysis of laparoscopic vs. Lichtenstein repair of inguinal hernia. Br J Surg 2005;92:1277-81.

  21. Bay-Nielsen M, Kehlet H. Inguinal herniorrhaphy in women. Hernia 2006;10:30-3.

  22. Aasvang EK, Møhl B, Bay-Nielsen M, Kehlet H. Pain-related sexual dysfunction after inguinal herniorrhaphy. Pain 2006;122:258-63.

  23. Aasvang EK, Bay-Nielsen M, Kehlet H. Pain and function impairment six years after inguinal herniorrhaphy. Hernia 2006;10:316-21.

  24. Bisgaard T, Bay-Nielsen M, Christensen IJ, Kehlet H. Risk of recurrence 5 years or more after primary Lichtenstein mesh and sutured inguinal hernia repair. Br J Surg 2007;94:1038-40.

  25. Aasvang EK, Kehlet H. Chronic pain after childhood groin hernia repair. J Pediatr Surg 2007;42:1403-8.

  26. Bay-Nielsen M, Kehlet H. How to create a hernia - Bassini. In: Schumpelick V and Fitzgibbons RJ, eds. Recurrent hernia - prevention and treatment. Berlin: Springer Verlag, 2007:255-257.

  27. Kehlet H, Bay-Nielsen M. Standard procedure for standard patients? In: Schumpelick V and Fitzgibbons RJ, eds. Recurrent hernia. Berlin: Springer Verlag, 2007:385-90.

  28. Aasvang EK, Brandsborg B, Christensen B, Jensen TS, Kehlet H. Neurophysiological characterisation of postherniorrhaphy pain. Pain 2008;137:173-81.

  29. Bay-Nielsen M, Kehlet H. Anaesthesia and postoperative morbidity after elective groin hernia repair - a nationwide study. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 2008;52:169-74.

  30. Bisgaard T, Bay-Nielsen M, Kehlet H. Re-recurrence after operation for recurrent inguinal hernia. A nationwide eight years follow-up study on the role of repair. Ann Surg 2008;247:707-11.

  31. Kehlet H, Bay-Nielsen M. Nationwide quality improvement of groin hernia repair from the Danish Hernia Database of 87,840 patients from 1998 to 2005.Hernia 2008;12:1-7.

  32. Rosenberg J, Bay-Nielsen M. Current status of laparoscopic inguinal hernie repair in Danmark. Hernia 2008;12:583-587.

  33. Bisgaard T, Kehlet H, Bay-Nielsen M, Iversen MG, Wara P, Rosenberg J, Friis-Andersen HF, Jørgensen LN. Nationwide study of early outcomes after incisional hernia repair. Br J Surg 2009;96:1452-7.

  34. Helgstrand F, Rosenberg J, Jørgensen LN, Kehlet H, Bisgaard T. Surgical treatment of ventral hernia. Ugeskr Laeger 2010;172:1987-9.

  35. Bisgaard T, Bay-Nielsen M, Kehlet H. Groin hernia repair in young males: mesh or sutured repair? Hernia 2010;14:467-9.

  36. Helgstrand F, Rosenberg J, Bay-Nielsen M, Friis-Andersen H, Wara P, Jørgensen LN, Kehlet H, Bisgaard T. Establishment and initial experiences from the Danish Ventral Hernia Database. Hernia 2010;14:131-5.

  37. Kjaergaard J, Bay-Nielsen M, Kehlet H. Mortality following emergency groin hernia surgery in Denmark. Hernia 2010;14:351-5.

  38. Helgstrand F, Rosenberg J, Kehlet H, Bisgaard T. Nationwide analysis of prolonged hospital stay and readmission after elective ventral hernia repair. Dan Med Bull 2011;58:A4322.

  39. Helgstrand F, Rosenberg J, Kehlet H, Bisgaard T. Low risk of trocar site hernia repair 12 years after primary laparoscopic surgery. Surg Endosc 2011;25:3678-82.

  40. Bisgaard T, Kehlet H, Bay-Nielsen M, Iversen MG, Rosenberg J, Jørgensen LN. A nationwide study on readmission, morbidity, and mortality after umbilical and epigastric hernia repair. Hernia 2011;15:541-6.

  41. Rosenberg J, Bisgaard T, Kehlet H, Wara P, Asmussen T, Juul P, Strand L, Andersen FH, Bay-Nielsen M; Danish Hernia Database. Danish Hernia Database recommendations for the management of inguinal and femoral hernia in adults. Dan Med Bull 2011;58:C4243.

  42. Bischoff JM, Linderoth G, Aasvang EK, Werner MU, Kehlet H. Dysejaculation after laparoscopic inguinal herniorrhaphy: a nationwide questionnaire study. Surg Endosc 2012;26:979-83.

  43. Jørgensen LN, Friis-Andersen H, Bay-Nielsen M, Kehlet H. Dansk Herniedatabase. Ugeskr Læger 2012;174:2522.

  44. Henriksen NA, Thorup J, Jørgensen LN. Unsuspected femoral hernia in patients with a preoperative diagnosis of recurrent inguinal hernia. Hernia 2012;16:381-5.

  45. Helgstrand F, Rosenberg J, Kehlet H, Strandfelt P, Bisgaard T. Reoperation versus clinical recurrence rate after ventral hernia repair. Ann Surg 2012;256:955-8.

  46. Vad MV, Frost P, Bay-Nielsen M, Svendsen SW. Impact of occupational mechanical exposures on risk of lateral and medial inguinal hernia requiring surgical repair. Occup Environ Med 2012;69:802-9.

  47. Henriksen NA, Sørensen LT, Bay-Nielsen M, Jørgensen LN. Direct and recurrent inguinal hernias are associated with ventral hernia repair: a database study. World J Surg 2013;37:306-11.

  48. Helgstrand F, Rosenberg J, Kehlet H, Jørgensen LN, Bisgaard T. Nationwide prospective study of outcomes after elective incisional hernia repair. J Am Coll Surg 2013;216:217-28.

  49. Henriksen NA, Helgstrand F, Vogt KC, Jørgensen LN, Bisgaard T; Danish Hernia Database; Danish Vascular Registry. Risk factors for incisional hernia repair after aortic reconstructive surgery in a nationwide study. J Vasc Surg 2013;57:1524-30.

  50. Helgstrand F, Jørgensen LN, J. Rosenberg J, Kehlet H, Bisgaard T. Nationwide prospective study on readmission after umbilical or epigastric hernia repair. Hernia 2013;17:487-92.

  51. Burcharth J, Pedersen MS, Bisgaard T, Pedersen CB, Rosenberg J. Nationwide prevalence of groin hernia repair. PLoS One 2013;8:e54367.

  52. Helgstrand F, Tenma J, Rosenberg J, Kehlet H, Bisgaard T. High agreement between the Danish ventral hernia database and hospital files. Dan Med J 2013;60:A4708.

  53. Helgstrand F, Rosenberg J, Kehlet H, Jørgensen LN, Wara P, Bisgaard T. Risk of morbidity, mortality, and recurrence after parastomal hernia repair – a nationwide prospective study. Dis Colon Rectum 2013;56:1265-72.

  54. Helgstrand F, Rosenberg J, Kehlet H, Bisgaard T. Outcomes after emergency versus elective ventral hernia repair: A prospective nationwide study. World J Surg 2013;37:2273-9.

  55. Svendsen SW, Frost P, Vad MV, Andersen JH. Risk and prognosis of inguinal hernia in relation to occupational mechanical exposures--a systematic review of the epidemiologic evidence. Scand J Work Environ Health 2013;39:5-26.

  56. Christoffersen MW, Helgstrand F, Rosenberg J, Kehlet H, Bisgaard T. Lower reoperation rate for recurrence after mesh versus sutured elective repair in small umbilical and epigastric hernias. A nationwide register study. World J Surg 2013;37:2548-52.

  57. Helvind NM, Andresen K, Rosenberg J. Lower reoperation rates with the use of fibrin sealant versus tacks for mesh fixation. Surg Endosc 2013;27:4184-91.

  58. Burcharth J, Andresen K, Pommergaard HC, Bisgaard T, Rosenberg J. Recurrence pattern of direct and indirect inguinal hernias in a nationwide population. Surgery 2014;155:173-7.

  59. Burcharth J, Andresen K, Pommergaard HC, Bisgaard T, Rosenberg J. Direct inguinal hernias and anterior surgical approach are major risk factors for female inguinal hernia recurrence. Langenbecks Arch Surg 2014;399:71-6.

  60. Andresen K, Bisgaard T, Kehlet H, Wara P, Rosenberg J. Reoperation rates for laparoscopic vs open repair of femoral hernias in Denmark: A nationwide analysis. JAMA Surg 2014;149:853-7.

  61. Christoffersen MW, Brandt E, Helgstrand F, Westen M, Rosenberg J, Kehlet H, Strandfelt P, Bisgaard T. Recurrence rate after absorbable tack fixation of mesh in laparoscopic incisional hernia repair. Br J Surg 2015;102:541-7.

  62. Christoffersen MW, Helgstrand F, Rosenberg J, Kehlet H, Strandfelt P, Bisgaard T. Long-term recurrence and chronic pain after repair for small umbilical or epigastric hernias: a regional cohort study. Am J Surg 2015;209:725-32.

  63. Andresen K, Bisgaard T, Rosenberg J. Sliding inguinal hernia is a risk factor for recurrence. Langenbecks Arch Surg 2015;400:101-6.

  64. Burcharth J, Andresen K, Pommergaard HC, Rosenberg J. Groin hernia subtypes are associated in patients with bilateral hernias: a 14-year nationwide epidemiologic study. Surg Endosc 2015;29:2019-26.

  65. Burcharth J, Pedersen MS, Pommergaard HC, Bisgaard T, Pedersen CB, Rosenberg J. The prevalence of umbilical and epigastric hernia repair: a nationwide epidemiologic study. Hernia 2015;19:815-9.

  66. Vad MV, Frost P, Svendsen SW. Occupational mechanical exposures and reoperation after first-time inguinal hernia repair: a prognosis study in a male cohort. Hernia 2015;19:893-900.

  67. Christoffersen MW, Brandt E, Oehlenschläger J, Rosenberg J, Helgstrand F, Jørgensen LN, Bardram L, Bisgaard T. No difference in incidence of port-site hernia and chronic pain after single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy versus conventional laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a nationwide prospective matched cohort study. Surg Endosc 2015;29:3239-45.

  68. Fenger AQ, Helvind NM, Pommergaard HC, Burcharth J, Rosenberg J. Fibrin sealant for mesh fixation in laparoscopic groin hernia repair does not increase long-term recurrence. Surg Endosc 2016;30:986-92.

  69. Andresen K, Friis-Andersen H, Rosenberg J. Laparoscopic repair of primary inguinal hernia performed in public hospitals or low-volume centers have increased risk of reoperation for recurrence. Surg Innov 2016;23:142-7.

  70. Oma E, Jensen KK, Jørgensen LN. Recurrent umbilical or epigastric hernia during and after pregnancy: A nationwide cohort study. Surgery 2016;159:1677-83.

  71. Henriksen NA, Mortensen JH, Lorentzen L, Ågren MS, Bay-Jensen AC, Jørgensen LN, Karsdal MA. Abdominal wall hernias - a local manifestation of systemically impaired quality of the extracellular matrix. Surgery 2016;160:220-7.

  72. Friis-Andersen H, Bisgaard T. The Danish Inguinal Hernia Database. Clin Epidemiol 2016;8:521-4.

  73. Helgstrand F, Jørgensen LN. The Danish Ventral Hernia Database - a valuable tool for quality assessment and research. Clin Epidemiol 2016;25:719-23.

  74. Kokotovic D, Bisgaard T, Helgstrand F. Long-term recurrence and complications associated with elective incisional hernia repair. JAMA 2016;316:1575-82.

  75. Helgstrand F, Jørgensen LN. The Danish Ventral Hernia Database - a valuable tool for quality assessment and research. Clin Epidemiol 2016;25:719-23.

  76. Andresen K, Friis-Andersen H, Rosenberg J. Laparoscopic repair of primary inguinal hernia performed in public hospitals or low-volume centers have increased risk of reoperation for recurrence. Surg Innov 2016;23:142-7.

  77. Öberg S, Andresen K, Rosenberg J. Surgical approach for recurrent inguinal hernias: a nationwide cohort study. Hernia 2016;20:777-82.

  78. Nolsøe A, Andresen K, Rosenberg J. Repair of recurrent hernia is often performed at a different clinic. Hernia 2016;20:783-7.

  79. Pommergaard HC, Burcharth J, Andresen K, Fenger AQ, Rosenberg J. No difference in sexual dysfunction after transabdominal preperitoneal (TAPP) approach for inguinal hernia with fibrin sealant or tacks for mesh fixation. Surg Endosc 2017;31:661-6.

  80. Bisgaard T, Kokotovic D, Helgstrand F. Recurrence and mesh-related complications after incisional hernia repair - reply. JAMA 2017;317:537.

  81. Oma E, Jørgensen LN, Meisner S, Henriksen NA. Colonic diverticulosis is associated with abdominal wall hernia. Hernia 2017;21:525-9.

  82. Oma E, Jensen KK, Jørgensen LN. Increased risk of ventral hernia recurrence after pregnancy: A nationwide register-based study. Am J Surg 2017;214:474-8.

  83. Haastrup E, Andresen K, Rosenberg J. Low reoperation rates in young males after sutured repair of indirect inguinal hernia: Arguments for a tailored approach. Am J Surg 2017;214:844-8.

  84. Andresen K, Fenger AQ, Burcharth J, Pommergaard HC, Rosenberg J. Mesh fixation methods and chronic pain after transabdominal preperitoneal (TAPP) inguinal hernia surgery: a comparison between fibrin sealant and tacks. Surg Endosc 2017;31:4077-84.

  85. Vad MV, Frost P, Rosenberg J, Andersen JH, Svendsen SW. Inguinal hernia repair among men in relation to occupational mechanical exposures and lifestyle factors: a longitudinal study. Occup Environ Med 2017;74:769-75.

  86. Andersen P, Erichsen R, Frøslev T, Madsen MR, Laurberg S, Iversen LH. Open versus laparoscopic rectal cancer resection and risk of subsequent incisional hernia repair and paracolostomy hernia repair: a nationwide population-based cohort study. Surg Endosc 2018;32:134-44.

  87. Henriksen NA, Bisgaard T, Andersen HF, Jørgensen LN, Helgstrand F. Kirurgisk behandlingsalgoritme for ventralhernier. Ugeskr Læger 2018;180:V02180096. 

  88. Kyle-Leinhase I, Köckerling F, Jørgensen LN, Montgomery A, Gillion JF, Rodriguez JAP, Hope W, Muysoms F. Comparison of hernia registries: the CORE project. Hernia 2018;22:561-75.

  89. Andersen P, Erichsen R, Frøslev T, Madsen MR, Laurberg S, Iversen LH. Open
    versus laparoscopic rectal cancer resection and risk of subsequent incisional
    hernia repair and paracolostomy hernia repair: a nationwide population-based
    cohort study. Surg Endosc 2018;32:134-44.

  90. Baker JJ, Öberg S, Andresen K, Helgstrand F, Rosenberg J. Adding sutures to tack fixation of mesh does not lower the re-operation rate after laparoscopic ventral hernia repair: a nationwide cohort study. Langenbecks Arch Surg 2018;403:521-7.

  91. Baker JJ, Öberg S, Andresen K, Rosenberg J. Decreased re-operation rate for recurrence after defect closure in laparoscopic ventral hernia repair with a permanent tack fixated mesh: a nationwide cohort study. Hernia 2018;22:577-84.

  92. Öberg S, Andresen K, Rosenberg J. Decreasing prevalence of chronic pain after  laparoscopic groin hernia repair: a nationwide cross-sectional questionnaire study. Surg Today 2018;48:796-803. 

  93. Kohl AP, Andresen K, Rosenberg J. Male fertility after inguinal hernia mesh repair: a national register study. Ann Surg 2018;268:374-8. 

  94. Schmidt L, Öberg S, Andresen K, Rosenberg J. Laparoscopic repair is superior to open techniques when treating primary groin hernias in women: a nationwide register-based cohort study. Surg Endosc 2019;33:71-8.

  95. Oma E, Bisgaard T, Jørgensen LN, Jensen KK. Nationwide propensity-score matched study of mesh versus suture repair of primary ventral hernias in women with a subsequent pregnancy. World J Surg 2019;43:1497-1504.

  96. Gamborg S, Öberg S, Rosenberg J. Characteristics of groin hernia repair in patients without a groin hernia: a nationwide cohort study. Hernia 2019 (in press).

  97. Öberg S, Andresen K, Baker JJ, Angenete E, Rosenberg J. Chronic pain after reoperation of an inguinal hernia with Lichtenstein or laparoscopic repair following a primary Lichtenstein repair: A nationwide questionnaire study. Am J Surg (in press)

  98. Schmidt L, Andresen K, Rosenberg J. No difference in genitourinary complications after laparoscopic vs. open groin hernia repair in women: a nationwide linked register-based cohort study. Surg Endosc (in press).

  99. Oma E, Jensen KK, Jørgensen LN, Bisgaard T. Incisional hernia repair in women of childbearing age: A nationwide propensity-score matched study.Scand J Surg (in press).