Post-market Study of the Biodesign Hernia Graft


The purpose of this study is to collect data on the performance of the Biodesign® Hernia Graft when used to reinforce soft tissues during ventral hernia repair.


  • Ventral Hernia


Eligible Ages
Over 18 Years
Eligible Genders
Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion Criteria

  1. Primary or recurrent ventral hernia in need of surgical repair utilizing a Biodesign Hernia Graft

Exclusion Criteria

  1. Known sensitivity to porcine material For the study, the following patients will also be excluded: 2. Age < 18 years 3. Unable or unwilling to provide informed consent 4. Life expectancy of less than one year from the date of the index procedure 5. Patients will be excluded from the study if they never receive a Biodesign Hernia Graft during their index procedure.

Study Design

Study Type
Observational Model
Time Perspective

Recruiting Locations

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee 37232
Joan Kaiser, RN

More Details

Cook Biotech Incorporated

Study Contact

Samantha Stevenson, BS

Detailed Description

This multicenter, open-label, prospective clinical study will evaluate the performance of the Biodesign Hernia Graft to reinforce soft tissues during ventral hernia repair. This post-market study will enroll up to 95 patients at up to 10 clinical sites. Each clinical site will be limited to a maximum of 50 patients to ensure a variety of patients and surgical techniques are represented. There is no minimum enrollment number per site. This study has been designed as a multicenter, open-label, prospective study to collect data on the performance of the Biodesign Hernia Graft. The inclusion and exclusion criteria for this study have been selected based on the instructions outlined in the IFU so that the results from this study can provide data on the real-world use of the device.