World Journal of Surgical Research Volume No 6

Case Report Open Access

Port Site Hernia after Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in a Patient with Situs Inversus Totalis

Satyendra Kumar Tiwary, Anutosh Singh, Puneet kumar and Ajay K Khanna
World Journal of Surgical Research 2012, 1:7

Abstract

Background

In the era of laparoscopic surgery,the gall stones in the patient of situs inversus totalis being treated by laparoscopic method invites lot of challenges in carrying out the procedure as the port placement,position of the surgeon and camera person changes.

Case Report

Herein,we report a case on a patient of situs inversus who successfully underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy and later presented with port site hernia.

Discussion

Port site hernia is a well known complication but the port site hernia in a patient of situs inversus totalis is not described.




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