Therapeutic Strategy for Incarcerated Obturator Hernia Using Preoperative Manual Reduction and Laparoscopic Repair.

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BACKGROUND Obturator hernia (OH) is a rare but serious disease associated with high morbidity and mortality due to advanced patient age and comorbidities. This study evaluated the feasibility of a laparoscopic approach to OH. STUDY DESIGN We retrospectively reviewed the records of 32 patients (median age 84 years; 31 women) with OH treated between 2003… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2018.02.009

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