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Incarceration of umbilical hernia after radiological insertion of a Denver peritoneovenous shunt.
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PMID:  23196823     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
We report a rare complication of incarceration of an umbilical hernia after Denver peritoneovenous shunt placement. A 50-year-old man presented with refractory ascites from liver cirrhosis. He also had an umbilical hernia. Because the ascites became uncontrollable, Denver peritoneovenous shunting was performed. The operation was successful and the ascites decreased. Ten days later, however, incarceration of the umbilical hernia occurred. A surgical repair was performed, but he died 2 days later. The cause of death was considered to be sepsis.
Kengo Ohta; Masashi Shimohira; Takuya Hashizume; Tatsuya Kawai; Kenichiro Kurosaka; Kazushi Suzuki; Kenichi Watanabe; Yuta Shibamoto
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-11-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Japanese journal of radiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1867-108X     ISO Abbreviation:  Jpn J Radiol     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
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Created Date:  2012-11-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101490689     Medline TA:  Jpn J Radiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Radiology, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, 467-8601, Japan,
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