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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 236-238

Laparoscopic management of small bowel obstruction caused by a Sigmoid Mesocolic hernia


The Institute for Special Surgery, Joy Hospital, Chembur, Mumbai, India

Correspondence Address:
Roy V Patankar
Institute for Special Surgery, Joy Hospital Pvt Ltd, 423 AB, 10th Road, Chembur, Mumbai
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-9941.85647

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Internal hernias involve protrusion of viscera through the peritoneum or mesentery into a compartment in the abdominal cavity. Hernias occurring through the meso-sigmoid are rare and the most common presentation of this entity is an acute small intestinal obstruction. Pre-operative diagnosis is often difficult and the diagnosis is usually made at surgery. Traditionally, open surgery is used to manage a meso-sigmoid hernia. We report a patient with meso-sigmoid hernia causing intestinal obstruction managed successfully by the laparoscopic approach.






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