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Case Series of Umbilical and Extra-umbilical Port Site Herniae

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Trocar site hernia or port site hernia (PSH) is a type of incisional hernia occurring at the trocar sites after laparoscopic surgeries. This is a rare but a potentially dangerous complication, as it can lead to considerable morbidity requiring surgical intervention. Various factors have been implicated for its development and various methods are also suggested for its prevention. We present here five cases of port site herniae.

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Jayaraman, S., Rao, S.D. Case Series of Umbilical and Extra-umbilical Port Site Herniae. Indian J Surg 75 (Suppl 1), 488–491 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12262-013-0881-9

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