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Anterior retroperitoneal spinal exposures are widely used today for spinal surgeries. Incisional hernias are a documented complication of anterior spine exposures; however, there are no documented cases of hernias into the dissected retroperitoneal space. We presented this exceptionally rare patient's complication to underscores the critical importance of preserving the peritoneum as a biologic barrier during retroperitoneal spine exposures.
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Name: International journal of surgery case reports
Trocar site hernia is a rare complication after laparoscopic surgery. The incidence of trocar hernia is rarer in retroperitoneal approach of urologic laparoscopy. We report a case of trocar site herni...
Most cases of Bochdalek hernias are diagnosed during the neonatal period and arise on the left side. We report a rare case of a right-sided Bochdalek hernia in an elderly patient.
Concurrence of a congenital Morgagni hernia and paraesophageal hernia is rare and can occasionally present as a medical emergency. Here, we report a unique case of a patient with paroxysms of cough-in...
Femoral hernia accounts for 3% of all the hernias, and in 0.5-5% of cases, the appendix can migrate through the femoral hernia and is called de Garengeot hernia. It is a very rare condition, and the i...
Morgagni hernia is rare clinical entity accounting for 3% of all surgically treated diaphragmatic hernias. Similarly, paraesophageal hernia constitutes only 5% of all hiatal hernia. The co-existing of...
This study evaluates the effect of anterior gastropexy (one or more sutures fixing the stomach to the inner abdominal wall) on improving durability of paraesophageal hernia repair. Half of...
Idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis (IRF) is a rare disease characterised by the presence of a retroperitoneal periaortic fibro-inflammatory tissue which may entrap the ureters and cause r...
The aim of the current study is to evaluate the overall outcomes after parastomal hernia repairs in Denmark from 2007-2017 using data from the Danish Hernia Database and Danish Patients Re...
Bleeding complications after cardiac catheterization have been reviewed previously, but there are very few studies on retroperitoneal hematoma and appropriate treatment of patients is not ...
In the present study the investigators aimed to investigate the relationship between surgical methods and chronic pain in over 20 000 patients who underwent groin hernia repair in Sweden
A hernia caused by weakness of the anterior ABDOMINAL WALL due to midline defects, previous incisions, or increased intra-abdominal pressure. Ventral hernias include UMBILICAL HERNIA, incisional, epigastric, and spigelian hernias.
A protrusion of abdominal structures through the retaining ABDOMINAL WALL. It involves two parts: an opening in the abdominal wall, and a hernia sac consisting of PERITONEUM and abdominal contents. Abdominal hernias include groin hernia (HERNIA, FEMORAL; HERNIA, INGUINAL) and VENTRAL HERNIA.
New abnormal growth of tissue in the RETROPERITONEAL SPACE.
A pelvic hernia through the obturator foramen, a large aperture in the hip bone normally covered by a membrane. Obturator hernia can lead to intestinal incarceration and INTESTINAL OBSTRUCTION.
A groin hernia occurring inferior to the inguinal ligament and medial to the FEMORAL VEIN and FEMORAL ARTERY. The femoral hernia sac has a small neck but may enlarge considerably when it enters the subcutaneous tissue of the thigh. It is caused by defects in the ABDOMINAL WALL.