Robotic-assited Repair Of A Large Bochdelak Hernia
Robert D. Allman, MD, Carlos Anciano, MD, Audrea Oliver, MD, Mark Iannettoni, MD, James Speicher, MD.
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA.
BACKGROUND: 43 year old female who presented with symptoms of pain in the right upper quadrant, dysphagia, and difficulty sleeping. Patient was found to have a large right-sided Bochdalek hernia on CT scan
METHODS: Patient underwent a Robotic-assisted Bochadalek hernia repair with mesh
RESULTS: Patient had a satisfactory postoperative course with discharge home on postoperative day 2.
CONCLUSIONS: Robotic assisted repair of Bochadalek hernias is a effective method to treating large hernias.
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