Successful surgical treatment of a pregnancy-induced Petersen’s hernia after laparoscopic gastric bypass. Surg Obes Relat Dis 1:506-508

Department of General and Vascular Surgery, Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601, USA.
Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases (Impact Factor: 4.07). 09/2005; 1(5):506-8. DOI: 10.1016/j.soard.2005.07.008
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    • "Investigator Year Cases (n) Pregnancy stage (wk) Interval from bypass/bypass type Hernia type Surgical approach Bowel resection Fetal outcome Maternal outcome and age Moore et al. [5] 2004 1 31 18 mo/not specified Not specified Laparotomy Yes Death Death, 41 y Charles et al. [6] 2005 1 25 6 mo/not specified Petersen's space Laparotomy Yes Death Survived, 23 y Baker et al. [7] 2005 1 25 10 mo/laparoscopic Petersen's space Laparoscopic converted to laparotomy No Survived Survived, 33 y Kakarla et al. [8] 2005 2 12 35 30 mo/open 9 mo/laparoscopic Petersen's space Mesenteric defect Laparoscopy Laparotomy No No Survived Survived Survived, 33 y Survived, 35 y Ahmed et al. [9] 2006 1 30 8 mo/laparoscopic Transverse mesocolon defect Laparoscopy No Survived Survived, 26 y Present report 2008 1 24 9 y/open Petersen's space Laparotomy Yes Death Survived, 26 y "

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