J Robotic Surg (2018) 12:351–355 https://doi.org/10.1007/s11701-017-0705-1 CASE REP O RT Robotic repair of a right-sided Bochdalek hernia: a case report and literature review 1 1 1 1 • • • • Amani Jambhekar Shawn Robinson Brian Housman James Nguyen 1 1 Kevin Gu Vadim Nakhamiyayev Received: 30 November 2016 / Accepted: 24 April 2017 / Published online: 12 May 2017 Springer-Verlag London 2017 Abstract Conclusion Congenital diaphragmatic hernias usually Background Bochdalek hernias (BHs) are usually diagnosed present in the neonatal period and are rare in adults. in the neonatal period, occurring in 1/2200–1/12,500 live Operative repair is recommended and laparoscopic repair births. There are few reported cases of BHs in adults. Robotic has been described. Based on the existing literature repair has not been described in current literature as opposed regarding laparoscopic repair and the current case report, to the laparoscopic approach. Here we present a case of an robotic repair also appears to be a viable and safe option. adult with clinical signs of bowel obstruction secondary to a BH which was repaired using a robotic approach. Keywords Bochdalek Congenital diaphragmatic hernia Case report A 74-year-old gentleman with past medical Robotic hernia repair history of benign prostatic
Journal of Robotic Surgery – Springer Journals
Published: May 12, 2017
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