Laparoscopic repair of bilateral morgagni hernia.

  title={Laparoscopic repair of bilateral morgagni hernia.},
  author={Akin M Tarim and Tarık Zafer Nursal and Sedat Yildirim and Ali Ezer and Kenan Calişkan and Nurkan T{\"o}rer},
  journal={Surgical laparoscopy, endoscopy & percutaneous techniques},
  volume={14 2},
Morgagni hernias are rare and comprise approximately 3% of the congenital diaphragmatic hernias that are observed in 1 in 4800 live births. A 50-year-old female patient who complained of nonspecific chest pain radiating to the right arm for approximately 1 year presented. Chest x-ray revealed a right-sided paracardiac mass diagnosed Morgagni hernia by computerized tomography of the thorax. Laparoscopic exploration showed that the retrosternal hernia was actually a bilateral one. After reducing… CONTINUE READING