Laparoscopic repair of an isolated congenital bilateral lumbar hernia in an infant.

@article{Zwaveling2012LaparoscopicRO,
  title={Laparoscopic repair of an isolated congenital bilateral lumbar hernia in an infant.},
  author={Sander Zwaveling and David C. van der Zee},
  journal={European journal of pediatric surgery : official journal of Austrian Association of Pediatric Surgery ... [et al] = Zeitschrift fur Kinderchirurgie},
  year={2012},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={321-3}
}
We describe the laparoscopic repair of an isolated congenital bilateral lumbar hernia in an infant. Initial laparoscopic primary repair with nonabsorbable interrupted sutures resulted in recurrence, but subsequent laparoscopic mesh repair led to satisfying results. A lumbar hernia is defined as the protrusion of an organ or tissue through a defect in the… CONTINUE READING