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Morgagni hernia: Repair with a mesh using laparoscopic surgery

Abstract

The aim of this study is to present two patients diagnosed with diaphragmatic Morgagni hernia and treated by repairing the hernia defect with a mesh by laparoscopic surgery. We describe the placement of a double-layer mesh anchored with helicoidal staples to repair the hernia defect using laparoscopic surgery. Laparoscopic surgery allows repair of these defects whilst avoiding the disadvantages of a major laparotomy or a thoracotomy. The existence of double-layer meshes that can be placed in contact with the abdominal viscera allows the defect to be closed safely and without tension.

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Marín-Blazquez, A.A., Candel, M.F., Parra, P.A. et al. Morgagni hernia: Repair with a mesh using laparoscopic surgery. Hernia 8, 70–72 (2004). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10029-003-0145-x

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Keywords

  • Diaphragmatic Morgagni hernia
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Double-layer meshes