Vitello-intestinal duct injury after transabdominal preperitoneal inguinal hernia repair.

@article{Albeyatti2013VitellointestinalDI,
  title={Vitello-intestinal duct injury after transabdominal preperitoneal inguinal hernia repair.},
  author={Amina Albeyatti and Abdulzahra Hussain and Shamsi S. El-Hasani},
  journal={Surgical laparoscopy, endoscopy & percutaneous techniques},
  year={2013},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={e27-8}
}
A 71-year-old patient underwent a transabdominal preperitoneal right inguinal hernia repair and presented to the emergency department 48 hours postoperatively with nonspecific abdominal and chest pain and was diagnosed an abdominal abscess at the umbilicus by computed tomography. Laparotomy showed a vitello-intestinal duct injury caused by the umbilical… CONTINUE READING