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PerFix™ Plug

Plug and patch designed for use in a tension-free open inguinal hernia repair technique.

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A quick and simple preperitoneal underlay Modified Technique for the repair of groin hernias

The PerFix™ Plug is ideal for use in a tension-free preperitoneal repair technique. With over five million implants worldwide, the Bard® PerFix™ Plug is designed with pleated edges that conform readily to defects of various sizes and shapes. The monofilament polypropylene design ensures healthy tissue ingrowth.


  • Entire operation can take 25 minutes or less2
  • Minimal dissection is required
  • 4-5cm incision1
  • Local or epidural anesthesia can be used
  • Accommodates all types of groin hernias



  • Utilized in a tension-free repair technique
  • Recurrence rates reported at 0.15%1
  • Less than 0.5% chronic pain rate1

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Product Item IDProduct Item NamePackaging (SKU)Dimensions
0112750PerFix™ Plug2/cs.Small PerFix™ Plug, 1.0" x 1.35" (2.5cm x 3.4cm)
0112760PerFix™ Plug2/cs.Medium PerFix™ Plug, 1.3" x 1.55" (3.3cm x 3.9cm)
0112770PerFix™ Plug2/cs.Large PerFix™ Plug, 1.6" x 1.90" (4.1cm x 4.8cm)
0112780PerFix™ Plug2/cs.Extra Large PerFix™ Plug, 1.6" x 2.0" (4.1cm x 5.0cm)
0112950PerFix™ Plug6/cs.Small PerFix™ Plug, 1.0" x 1.35" (2.5cm x 3.4cm)
0112960PerFix™ Plug6/cs.Medium PerFix™ Plug, 1.3" x 1.55" (3.3cm x 3.9cm)
0112970PerFix™ Plug6/cs.Large PerFix™ Plug, 1.6" x 1.90" (4.1cm x 4.8cm)
0112980PerFix™ Plug6/cs.Extra Large PerFix™ Plug, 1.6" x 2.0" (4.1cm x 5.0cm)

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1 Millikan KW, Doolas A. A Long-Term Evaluation of the Modified Mesh-Plug Hernioplasty in Over 2,000 Patients. Hernia. 2008 June; 12(3): 257-260.
2 Rutkow, I.M. : The Perfix plug repair for groin hernias. Surg Clinics of N. America, 2003; 83; 5: 1079-1098; 78; 6: 1007-1023