TITLE

Laparoscopic repair of internal hernia following laparoscopic anterior resection

AUTHOR(S)
Ansari, Nabila; Keshava, Anil; Rickard, Matthew J. F. X.; Richardson, Gillian L.
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
International Journal of Colorectal Disease;Dec2013, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p1739
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of three patients who presented with small-bowel obstruction (SBO), an internal herniation of small bowel through a mesenteric defect following laparoscopic anterior resection. These patients were diagnosed on computed tomography imaging. One patient was converted to an open procedure because of technical difficulty with laparoscopic reduction of the internal hernia. Two patients had successful underwent laparoscopic repair of their internal hernia.
ACCESSION #
91961487

 

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