Laparoscopic Management of Rectus Sheath Hematomas


Introduction: Rectus sheath hematomas can result from shearing of rectus muscle fibers or injury to the inferior epigastric vessels, which is the most common vascular injury to occur at the time of laparoscopic surgery. Case Description: We describe a case of a rectus sheath hematoma that was diagnosed 5 days after operative laparoscopy. We review the… (More)


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