Korean J Obstet Gynecol.  2010 Jun;53(6):551-555. 10.5468/kjog.2010.53.6.551.

Small bowel hernia through 5 mm trocar site with drainage tube in situ and its reduction by laparoscopy: A case report

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  • 1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hanyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. kimsr@hanyang.ac.kr

Abstract

The incisional hernia through trocar site is an uncommon complication of gynecologic laparoscopy. Its incidence is less than 1% and most of them are occurring through 10 mm trocar site. Small bowel herniation through 5 mm trocar site is very rare. Furthermore, 5 mm trocar site bowel herniation with drain tube in situ has not yet been reported. We present a case of small bowel herniation through 5 mm trocar site with drain tube in situ and its reduction by laparoscopy with a brief review of literature.

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Laparoscopy; Trocar; Hernia; Drainage
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