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Emergency and elective laparoscopic repair of spigelian hernias: two case reports and a review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19692870     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Diagnosing spigelian hernias through physical examination can be particularly challenging. Increasingly, laparoscopy is being used to both confirm the diagnosis and carry out therapeutic repair. Here, we describe 2 cases of successful laparoscopic repair of spigelian hernias using an Endocatch assisted sutured technique. A review of the literature describing the role of laparoscopy in the management of spigelian hernia is also provided.
Authors:
Daniel Richard Leff; Jane Hassell; Pratik Sufi; Dugal Heath
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Comparative Study; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Surgical laparoscopy, endoscopy & percutaneous techniques     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1534-4908     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech     Publication Date:  2009 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-08-20     Completed Date:  2009-11-17     Revised Date:  2010-03-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100888751     Medline TA:  Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e152-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of General Surgery, The Whittington Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Emergencies
Female
Hernia, Ventral / surgery*
Humans
Laparoscopy
Middle Aged
Surgical Procedures, Elective
Surgical Stapling
Suture Techniques
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2010 Feb;20(1):63-4   [PMID:  20173625 ]

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