Hybrid repair for secondary lumbar hernias: three cases with different etiologies

Hakan Kulaçoğlu
2018 Laparoscopic Endoscopic Surgical Science  
Lumbar hernia is a rare type of abdominal wall hernias. Among acquired lumbar hernias, secondary cases are less common than spontaneous ones. Although infections can cause lumbar hernias, most of the secondary hernias develop following surgical procedures or different types of traumas. These types of hernia are treated in comply with the principles of incisional hernia treatment. Herein a case series of three consecutive patient with secondary lumbar hernias are presented. The etiology differs
more » ... e etiology differs in each case. The hernias were repaired with hybrid technique (laparoscopic plus open) with no perioperative events.
doi:10.14744/less.2018.22932 fatcat:thjubwtq6refjmognniv7scfay