ID 110684
Author
Miyauchi, Takayuki Department of Surgery, National Kochi Hospital
Tagami, Yoshifumi Department of Surgery, National Kochi Hospital
Keywords
incisional hernia
prolene hernia system
Content Type
Journal Article
Description
A 70-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital with a complaint of bulging in the right lower portion of the abdomen. The bulging was in accordance with an old operative scar for appendicitis. The findings of computed tomography (CT) showed defects in the abdominal muscles and the protrusion of the intestine into the subcutaneous fat. The patient was diagnosed with incisional hernia after appendectomy and underwent are pair of the incisional hernia, using the prolene hernia system double-layer mesh. The patient’s post-operative course was excellent. Recently, the prolene hernia system, double-layer mesh was reported to be effective for groin hernias due to its advantageous protection the recurrence through reinforcement of the patient’s myopectrial orifice. It is suggested that this new device is also useful for small incisional hernias.
Journal Title
The journal of medical investigation : JMI
ISSN
13431420
NCID
AA11166929
Volume
50
Issue
1-2
Start Page
108
End Page
111
Sort Key
108
Published Date
2003
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language
eng
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Publisher
departments
Science and Technology