Enrique Arias, MD1, Angel Henriquez, MD1, Luis Martinez, MD1, Alexander Ramirez, MD, FACS2. 1INTERLAP, 2Tallahassee Memorial Hospital
41 years-old male with a long term history of morbid obesity, hypertension, hyperlipidemias and obstructive sleep apnea, he came for a bariatric procedure. He had an open appendectomy 25 years ago, and 15 years later he felt a growth in the incisional area. Physical examination at the time of surgery reported a weight of 317 lbs (144.1 kg), BMI of 45.4 kg/m2, an outward bulging of tissue was found at the right lower abdominal area which was impossible to reduce. The ultrasonography reported a 7×5 cms hernia sac and an hernia defect of approximately 3 cms of diameter. Laparoscopic gastric bypass was planned, it was necessary to reduce the contents of the hernia sac during the surgery, a standard Roux-en-Y gastric bypass was performed with a simultaneous ventral hernia repair using a coated polypropylene mesh. Hospital stay lasted 48 hours, and he had an uneventful recovery
Presented at the SAGES 2017 Annual Meeting in Houston, TX.
Abstract ID: 95678
Program Number: V348
Presentation Session: Video Loop Day 3
Presentation Type: VideoLoop