Early port site hernia causing small bowel obstruction after laparoscopic appendicectomy

General Surgery
Case Report
10.1102/1470-5206.2007.0019
7
64-66
Early port site hernia causing small bowel obstruction after laparoscopic appendicectomy

Laparoscopic appendicectomy is increasingly performed. We report a case of small bowel obstruction caused by early port/drain site hernia diagnosed on the 6th day following laparoscopic appendicectomy.

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Editor-in-Chief

Frank Cross
Consultant Vascular and General Surgeon
The London Clinic, UK

Editors

Neil Barnes
Consultant Physician
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK
Ali Jawad
Professor of Rheumatology
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK

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