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Research: [Bochdalek hernia with intrathoracic liver herniation in an adult patient treated with robotic surgery: a case report]

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Research: [Bochdalek hernia with intrathoracic liver herniation in an adult patient treated with robotic surgery: a case report]

Pan Afr Med J

. 2021 May 27;39:79. doi: 10.11604/pamj.2021.39.79.23014. eCollection 2021. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34422202/

[Bochdalek hernia with intrathoracic liver herniation in an adult patient treated with robotic surgery: a case report]

[Article in French]Rodrigue Namèkinsba Doamba 1 2Daniel Cherqui 1Moussa Bazongo 2Aida Sahniyar 1Gilbert Patindé Bonkoungou 2Adama Sanou 2Chady Salloum 1Affiliations expand

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Abstract in English, French

This study reports the case of a 45-year-old female patient presenting with isolated pain in the right hypochondrium radiating to the back, evolving over the last several years. The patient had no medical history. Physical examination was normal. Computed tomography (CT) scan showed right-sided diaphragmatic hernia (Bochdalek hernia) with a part of the liver protrunding into the chest. The patient underwent robotic surgery. The postoperative course was simple. The patient had no recurrence at 1-year follow-up. Bochdalek hernia with intrathoracic liver herniation is rare in adult patients. It can be treated by robotic surgery.

Keywords: Bochdalek hernia; a case report; liver herniation; robotic surgery.

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