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Case Report

An Unusual Trocar Site Hernia after Prostatectomy

Table 1

Previous case reports describing trocar site hernias containing the appendix with subsequent intervention.

AuthorIndex operationTrocar sizeOnset of symptomsHernia contentsTreatment

Goodwin and Ghilchik [5]Laparoscopic bilateral inguinal hernia repair
Unknown36 monthsStrangulated appendixOpen appendectomy and primary hernia repair
Menenakos et al. [6]Laparoscopic low anterior resection
12 mm12 monthsIncarcerated appendixOpen appendectomy and primary hernia repair with mesh sublay
Latyf et al. [7]Laparoscopic anterior resection and partial cystectomy for colovesical fistula12 mm18 monthsSliding hernia containing the appendixOpen appendectomy and primary hernia repair with mesh overlay

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