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Nonmesh laparoscopic repair of incarcerated obturator hernia


1 Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Cardinal Tien Hospital; Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, National Defense Medical Center, Tri-Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
2 Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, National Defense Medical Center, Tri-Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

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Hao-Ming Chang,
Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Tri-Service General Hospital, No. 325, Sec. 2, Cheng-Kung Road, Neihu 114, Taipei
Taiwan
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DOI: 10.4103/jmedsci.jmedsci_338_21

Obturator hernia (OH) is uncommon. With its low incidence, diagnosis can be difficult with physical exams and laboratory data only. Imaging study with computer tomography significantly improved diagnosis accuracy and lower bowel resection and mortality rate. We present a rare case of a 70-year-old female with OH and managed by laparoscopic nonmesh repair method.


 

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