Toggle Main Menu Toggle Search

Open Access padlockePrints

Laparoscopic Repair of a Rare Case of Falciform Ligament Herniation

Lookup NU author(s): Rehan Saif, Gourab Sen, Steven White


Full text for this publication is not currently held within this repository. Alternative links are provided below where available.


Epigastric herniation occurs through a weakness in the linea alba from the xiphisternum to the umbilicus. Frequently, the sac is empty or contains a small portion of greater omentum. We report the first case of falciform ligament herniation through an epigsatric hernial defect repaired laparoscopically.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Jacob M, Saif R, Sen G, Cosgrove J, White S

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques

Year: 2010

Volume: 20

Issue: 9

Pages: 767-769

Print publication date: 06/11/2010

ISSN (print): 1092-6429

ISSN (electronic): 1557-9034

Publisher: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.


DOI: 10.1089/lap.2009.0390


Altmetrics provided by Altmetric