Combined Transabdominal and Preperitoneal Obturator Hernioplasty

The patient is a 91 y/o female who presented to the hospital with new onset abdominal pain and distention. CT of the abdomen/pelvis revealed an incarcerated left obturator hernia with evidence of bowel obstruction.
This video submission demonstrates combination of the transabdominal and extraperitoneal techniques for reduction and repair of an incarcerated left obturator hernia.

Session: Video Channel

Program Number: V047

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