Herniated gravid uterus through an incisional hernia treated with the component separation technique

@article{Palazzo2009HerniatedGU,
  title={Herniated gravid uterus through an incisional hernia treated with the component separation technique},
  author={Francesco Palazzo and Salvatore Ragazzi and Diana Ferrara and Diego Piazza},
  journal={Hernia},
  year={2009},
  volume={14},
  pages={101-104}
}
Herniation of a gravid uterus through an incisional hernia of the anterior abdominal wall is a rare but serious condition due to the potentially severe maternal and foetal risks. Because of the rarity of the condition, no consensus exists regarding the optimal treatment. The component separation technique (CST) has proven to be effective for the treatment of those giant abdominal hernias in which prosthetic material utilisation is not indicated. We report the case of a woman who presented at 38… CONTINUE READING

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