Marcoandrea Giorgi, MD, David Cloutier. Brown University – Rhode Island Hospital
Video Illustration of technique of laparoscopic incarcerated obturator hernia repair. The patient was a 81 years old female with a chief complaint of thigh pain for 48 hours. She had a history of previous colectomy. On CT scan she was found to have a left obturator hernia. She was taken to the operating room for laparoscopic repair. Small bowel perforation was observed during the hernia reduction. The hernia was completely reduced and the hernia sac excised. A custom Vicryl mesh was used to close the defect and peritoneum was used to cover the repair
Presented at the SAGES 2017 Annual Meeting in Houston, TX.
Abstract ID: 94861
Program Number: V188
Presentation Session: Panel: How Would You Approach This? Complex and Challenging Hernia Case Presentations
Presentation Type: Panel