Laparoscopic incisional lumbar hernia repair

Yavuz N., ERSOY Y. E., Demirkesen O., Tortum O. B., Erguney S.

HERNIA, vol.13, no.3, pp.281-286, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s10029-009-0478-1
  • Journal Name: HERNIA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.281-286
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Incisional lumbar hernia is an uncommon hernia type. Open surgical procedures have significant postoperative morbidity and patient dissatisfaction, therefore, for the repair of seven incisional lumbar hernias, we attempted using an intraperitoneal laparoscopic technique that was described to have good short-term results and decreased morbidity.