Laparoscopic Repair of Giant Morgagni Hernia

Ahmed M Zihni, MD, MPH, Arghavan Salles, MD, PhD, L. Michael Brunt, MD. Washington University in St Louis

Large Morgagni hernias represent a difficult clinical challenge, often requiring an open thoracic or abdominal approach to repair. In this video, we present a case of a giant morgagni hernia that we repaired laparoscopically. We show that a laparoscopic approach is safe and feasible even for very large diaphragmatic hernias, and describe our technique for repair.

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