postoperative hernia

postoperative hernia

[pōst′äp·rəd·iv ′hər·nē·ə]
(medicine)
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[3] Postoperative hernia is the most common complication of abdominal surgery.
there were two postoperative hernia recurrences at a mean follow-up of
Pi t falls and complications with laparoscopic intraperitoneal expanded polytetrafluoroethylene patch repair of postoperative hernia repair.
Pitfalls and complications with laparoscopic intraperitoneal expanded polytetratluoroethylene patch repair of postoperative hernia repair.
Complications induded continued bleeding or infection at the trocar site, postoperative hernia, excessive pain, a punctured blood vessel or organ, and a trocar injury repaired by a laparotomy.
In our view, the key point at this stage of discussion is the following: even such rare entity as postoperative hernia at the previous site of introduction of the smallest laparoscopic trocar in most lateral side of the abdomen can be responsible for acute intestinal obstruction and, therefore, must be kept in mind during diagnostic differentiation because time of surgery is a most crucial thing in the management of incarcerated hernias.

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