A Case of Laparoscopic Obturator Hernia Repair Using Merlex® Mesh Plug Isao MATSUMOTO 1 , Fumika HANATATE 1 1Department of Surgery, Komatsu Municipal Hospital Keyword: 閉鎖孔ヘルニア , 腹腔鏡下手術 , マーレックス®メッシュプラグ pp.181-185
Published Date 1999/4/15
DOI https://doi.org/10.11477/mf.4426900026
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We report a case of laparoscopic obturator hernia repair using Merlex® mesh plug, who was diagnosedpreoperatively. The patient, a-85-year-old woman, was admitted to our hospital because of severe rightlower abdominal pain and numbness extending down the inner side of the right thigh to the knee. Pelvic CTshowed incarcerated intestine between the right pectineal muscle and external obturator muscle. Thus, shewas diagnosed as having obturator hernia and laparoscopic operation was performed. The hernia wascarefully reduced and a peritoneal flap was developed.

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