Armanda Cruz

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Introduction: Traumatic lumbar hernia is a rare event. The causes are abdominal blunt trauma as a seat belt or a bicycle handlebar or a car wheel. Often the diagnosis is immediately following the execution of a TC. Our case shows a late diagnosis. Male; 51 years old. On june 2005 crash of the road with pelvic trauma, diastasis symphysis pubis treated(More)
ABDOMINAL WALL "CLOSURE" © Springer-Verlag 2014 C018:01 INCISIONAL HERNIA: AN EARLY COMPLICATION AFTER MEDIAN LAPAROTOMY? J Harlaar', EB Deerenberg' , RS Dwarkasing', AM Kamperman3, J Jeekel ', JF Langel 'Erasmus University Medical Centel; department of Surgery, Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS 2 Erasmus University Medical Center, department of Radiology, Rotterdam,(More)
Acute variceal bleeding is a life-threatening event. Endoscopic band ligation is currently the recommended treatment [1]; however, in the case of reduced variceal volume, injection therapy with polidocanol or Histoacryl may be more appropriate. If both endoscopic options fail, placement of a Sengstaken–Blakemore tube should be considered [2], although other(More)
Material & methods: This is a 81 years old lady with hypothyroidism who was operated 3 years ago. In the previous surgery an onlay mesh placement was performed. The patient developed a symptomatic recurrent incisional hernia that impaired her quality of life. The patient was operated under general anesthesia. A Rives procedure was planned. The main goals of(More)
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