Laparoscopic Morgagni Hernia Repair

Hui Sen Chong, MD, Kevin D Helling, MD. University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics


A 46-year-old female presented with a 2-month history of upper abdominal pain, right-sided chest pain, and shortness of breath. CT imaging revealed a Morgagni type hernia with incarcerated fat above the diaphragm. Laparoscopic repair of the hernia defect was performed resulting in resolution of her symptoms.  The video is shown here.

Session Number: VidTV1 – Video Channel Rotation Day 1
Program Number: V090

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