Konstantinos Nisotakis

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BACKGROUND Lumbar hernia is a rare congenital or acquired defect of the posterior abdominal wall. The acquired type is more common and occurs mainly as an incisional defect after flank surgery. Incarceration or strangulation of hernia contents is uncommon. METHOD Segmental liver incarceration through a recurrent incisional lumbar defect was diagnosed in a(More)
We report an extremely rare case of complicated Amyand’s hernia. A 61-year-old male patient was admitted with clinical signs of incarcerated right inguinal hernia and localised tenderness in the right iliac fossa. He underwent emergency surgery and the operative findings included perforated appendix and periappendicular abscess within a right inguinal(More)
The authors describe a case of a giant retroperitoneal liposarcoma that extended into the thigh along the course of the iliopsoas muscle. The tumor was successfully excised en bloc through an abdominal and a proximal thigh incision. Histopathologic examination revealed a well-differentiated, lipoma-like liposarcoma with clear surgical margins. The patient(More)
Testicular atrophy is a rare but distressing complication of inguinal hernia repair. Apart from the postsurgical etiology, ischemic orchitis and subsequent testicular atrophy may occur secondary to compression of the testicular vessels by chronically incarcerated hernias. We present a rare case of testicular atrophy secondary to a large long standing(More)
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