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Operation for repair of obstructed substernocostal (Morgagni) hernia
  1. K Moghissi
  1. Humberside Cardiothoracic Surgical Centre, Castle Hill Hospital, Cottingham, North Humberside

    Abstract

    A complicated case of large substernocostal hernia in a 67-year-old man is described. A new surgical approach via upper laparotomy which can be extended by a lower median sternotomy, allowing complete access to the hernia was tried successfully and the patient's recovery was uneventful.

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