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Strangulated internal hernia caused by an iatrogenic peritoneal band after total laparoscopic hysterectomy -- a caveat to consider retroperitoneum closure
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  • Shizuka Sakurai,
  • Yukio Suzuki,
  • Koichi Nagai,
  • Yumi Ishidera,
  • Kazuya Nakagawa,
  • Etsuko Miyagi
Shizuka Sakurai
Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine
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Yukio Suzuki
Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine
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Koichi Nagai
Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine
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Yumi Ishidera
Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan
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Kazuya Nakagawa
Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine
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Etsuko Miyagi
Yokohama City University Hospital
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Abstract

Suturing the retroperitoneum is a common technique in laparoscopic hysterectomy, which is reported to reduce vaginal cuff infection and organ evisceration in case vaginal cuff dehiscence occurs. However, physicians should take into account that it may cause internal hernia.
06 Aug 2022Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
08 Aug 2022Assigned to Editor
08 Aug 2022Submission Checks Completed
01 Sep 2022Reviewer(s) Assigned
21 Sep 2022Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
21 Sep 2022Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
03 Oct 20221st Revision Received