Singh-Ranger D*, Majeed S and Cheatle S
Department of General and Vascular Surgery, Barking, Havering and Redbridge Hospitals NHS Trust, UKFulltext PDF
The incidence of postoperative infection following laparoscopic surgery is approximately 5 percent. These infections tend to involve the wound and underlying subcutaneous tissue. We report a case of severe infection following laparoscopic umbilical hernia repair. To date there are no such documented infections. A literature review of uncommon complications after laparoscopic surgery will follow. Surgeons should be aware of such rare complications and there subsequent management.
Umbilical hernia; Infection; Laparoscopic repair
Singh-Ranger D, Majeed S, Cheatle S. A Rare Complication Following Laparoscopic Umbilical Hernia Repair: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Clin Surg. 2022; 7: 3552..