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  • 2013-12-06

Laparoscopic incisional hernia repair in an obese patient

Epublication WebSurg.com, Dec 2013;13(12). URL:
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Obese patients have a specific risk of ventral hernia related to their morphology and to difficulties in closing port incision. The laparoscopic approach to postoperative ventral hernia was considered a challenge, but our experience demonstrates that this technique can be applied successfully in this specific group of patients. In this video, we present a typical case of postoperative ventral hernia management using a laparoscopic approach.