JCT  Vol.6 No.2 , February 2015
Perineal Hernia after Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection for Rectal Cancer: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
ABSTRACT

Perineal hernias are uncommon complications following laparoscopic abdominoperineal operations. There is still very little known about perineal hernia. There are only few case reports to describe the repair of postoperative hernias after laparoscopic abdominoperineal resection (APR) in the literature. Here we present one patient with a perineal hernia after laparoscopic abdominoperineal resection for rectal cancer. The surgical management with manual purse-string suture is described and discussed in this case report.


Cite this paper
He, Z. , Zhu, G. and Zhang, S. (2015) Perineal Hernia after Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection for Rectal Cancer: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Journal of Cancer Therapy, 6, 222-226. doi: 10.4236/jct.2015.62024.
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