Port site hernia

Dr Daniel J Bell and Dr Henry Knipe et al.

Port site hernias (alternative plural: herniae) are a rare complication of laparoscopic surgery, affecting ~1.5% (range 0.7-2.8%) of surgeries. They may be early-onset or late-onset, and may result in small bowel obstruction

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Article information

rID: 66863
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Port-site herniae
  • Port-site hernias
  • Port-site hernia
  • Port site hernias
  • Port site herniae
  • Trocar site hernia
  • Laparoscopic port site hernia

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