Previous PROSPECT recommendations for pain management after open inguinal hernia repair were published (Joshi 2012), based on a literature search conducted between January 1966 and March 2009. That search identified 79 studies meeting the inclusion criteria.
The first PROSPECT recommendations for pain management after hernia repair (open or laparoscopic) were based on a systematic review of the literature from 1966–January 2004 and were presented on this website. That review has been archived and can be found at the following link:
Archive: Herniorraphy 2004