Management of intestinal obstruction following laparoscopic donor nephrectomy

Abstract

Internal hernias are a rare cause of small bowel obstruction. Following laparoscopic bariatric surgery, specifically gastric bypass and laparoscopic colonic resections, there has been an increase in the incidence of internal hernias. This has been due to either a mesenteric or mesocolic defect being not closed or completely missed. Small bowel loops usually… (More)
DOI: 10.4103/0972-9941.103126

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