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Dike EI

Deparments of Obstectrics and Gynecology, Imo State University Teaching Hospital, Orlu, Imo, Nigeria


  • Case Report   
    Unusual Complications of Incisional Hernia
    Author(s): Emegoakor CD*, Dike EI and Emegoakor FC

    Incisional hernia represents a breakdown or loss of continuity of a fascial closure. These hernias are of particular concern not only for the high recurrence rates among them but also for the challenges that follow their repair. It is known to occur in 11â????23% of laparotomies. This paper presents two unusual complications of incisional hernia managed by the authors. One ruptured incisional hernia with evisceration of gut and a case of incarcerated gravid uterus in a woman in labour. The case records of the two patients with unusual complications of incisional hernia were pooled and presented to highlight the clinical presentation and management options of this condition. The patient with ruptured hernia and eviscerated gut presented immediately and was resuscitated and the hernia repaired with polypropylene mesh. The patient with incarcerated uterus had caesarean section .. Read More»

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