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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s10029-009-0478-1
  • Title of Journal : HERNIA
  • Page Numbers: pp.281-286


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.