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Laparoscopic repair of diaphragmatic hernia with mesh after sleeve gastrectomy

Published:August 13, 2019DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soard.2019.08.001

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        Diaphragm injury during SG causing diaphragmatic hernia has not been described.
      • 2.
        Thermal injury caused a large left diaphragmatic hernia during SG in this patient.
      • 3.
        Large and small bowel hernia contents were safely laparoscopically reduced.
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        Hernia defect was repaired primarily and reinforced with PTFE mesh.

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