Laparoscopic Primary Repair of a Morgagni Hernia

Samantha Aitchison, MD, J. Scott Roth, MD

University of Kentucky

A Morgagni hernia is an uncommon congenital anterior diaphragmatic defect. Repair of Morgagni hernias using laparoscopic technique has been well described. Using three ports, the hernia may be easily reduced and closed primarily with interrupted, pledgeted prolene sutures. This technique offers a minimally invasive approach of repairing the defect with a tension free closure.

Session: Video ChannelDay 3

Program Number: V122

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