Laparoscopic repair of an intrapericardial diaphragmatic hernia

Sam Tyagi, Justin Steele, Byron Patton, Shinichi Fukuhara, Avram Cooperman, Michael Wayne

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An isolated intrapericardial diaphragmatic hernia is very rare. Only 15 cases have been reported, 2 of which are in adults. The defect in the anterior diaphragm allows abdominal contents to enter the pericardial cavity. We report the 16th case - the third in an adult - and its laparoscopic repair.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)332-333
Number of pages2
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2014
Externally publishedYes


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