Laparoscopic repair of poststernotomy subxiphoid epigastric hernia

  title={Laparoscopic repair of poststernotomy subxiphoid epigastric hernia},
  author={Ofer Landau and Asnat Raziel and Amanda Matz and Shlomo Kyzer and I. Haruzi},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
Background: The repair of a subxyphoid hernia is a difficult procedure that nonetheless results in a high rate of recurrence. The laparoscopic approach is a promising new technique for more efficacious treatment of this condition. This is the first report in the English-language literature to describe the use of this approach for the correction of poststernotomy subxiphoideal hernia. Methods: Information was retrieved from the patients' hospitalization and outpatient clinic files. Of 984… CONTINUE READING


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