Morgagni Hernia

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Morgagni Hernia

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Morgagni Hernia" returned 37 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

An Incidental Discovery of Morgagni Hernia in an Elderly Patient Presented with Chronic Dyspepsia.
 

Author(s): Duk Ki Kim, Hee Seok Moon, Hyeon Yong Jung, Jae Kyu Sung, Sun Hyeong Gang, Myeong Hee Kim

Journal: Korean J Gastroenterol. 2017 Jan;69(1):68-73.

 

A Morgagni hernia was first described in 1761 by Giovanni Morgagni. In adults, it is accompanied by gastrointestinal- or respiratory-type symptoms. Herein, we report an 84-year-old woman presented to our hospital with nausea and vomiting. After hospitalization, an X-ray revealed a ...

Last Updated: 31 Jan 2017

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Simultaneous laparoscopic management of Morgagni hernia and cholelithiasis: two case reports.
 

Author(s): Vikal Chandra Shakya

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Morgagni hernia is a rare type of diaphragmatic hernia. Though in the past, it has been dealt with an open approach, nowadays laparoscopic management is a favored approach. However, there are few controversies in this scenario.

Last Updated: 1 Jul 2015

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Laparoscopic features and repair of a combined left Spigelian hernia and left Morgagni diaphragmatic hernia.
 

Author(s): S L Chamary, V L Chamary

Journal: Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2015 Mar;97(2):e25-6.

 

Both Spigelian and Morgagni hernias cause serious morbidity so early diagnosis and timely treatment are necessary. These two types of hernia are more commonly found on the right side of patients. They are rare individually in adults and even rarer in combination. So far, an association ...

Last Updated: 28 Feb 2015

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The terms "Morgagni Hernia" returned 3 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Appendicitis within Morgagni Hernia and simultaneous Paraesophageal Hernia.
 

Author(s): Anna Bettini, Jesus G Ulloa, Hobart Harris

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Morgagni hernia is a congenital diaphragmatic defect that rarely presents with symptomatic findings in adults. The presence of one diaphragmatic defect may decrease the occurrence of a separate diaphragmatic defect. Appendicitis may be a unique presentation of incarcerated bowel in ...

Last Updated: 16 Jul 2015

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Clinical presentation and operative repair of hernia of Morgagni.
 

Author(s): T P F Loong, H M Kocher

Journal: Postgrad Med J. 2005 Jan;81(951):41-4.

 

A 77 year old woman who presented with an incarcerated hernia of Morgagni was successfully treated without complications. A Medline search (1996 to date) along with cross referencing was done to quantify the number of acute presentations in adults compared to children. Different investigating ...

Last Updated: 10 Jan 2005

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Hernia of foramen of Morgagni in adult: case report of laparoscopic repair.
 

Author(s): L Angrisani, M Lorenzo, T Santoro, A Sodano, B Tesauro

Journal: JSLS. ;4(2):177-81.

 

The videolaparoscopic repair of a diaphragmatic hernia of Morgagni by external knot tying technique is described. A 69-year-old woman with subocclusive symptoms by intrathoracic migration of abdominal viscera had an immediate and complete postoperative recovery. The hernial sac was ...

Last Updated: 2 Nov 2000

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