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Year : 2006  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 76-78

Laparoscopic reduction of acute intrathoracic herniation of colon, omentum and gastric volvulus


Department of Surgery, Sultan Qaboos Hospital, Salalah - 211, Sultanate of Oman

Correspondence Address:
Vishwanath Golash
Department of Surgery, Sultan Qaboos hospital, P.O. Box; 98, Salalah - 211, Sultanate of Oman

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DOI: 10.4103/0972-9941.26650

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Intrathoracic gastric volvulus with herniation of colon and omentum in a paraesophageal hernia is a rare occurrence. It may present as an acute surgical emergency with life-threatening complications. The diagnosis is usually made by imaging studies and endoscopy. Definite treatment is surgery. We present the laparoscopic management of this case.






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