Perineal Hernia after Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection for Rectal Cancer: A Case Report and Review of the Literature


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.

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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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