Category: Case Reports

Open Repair of Massive Incisional Hernia with Loss of Domain
by Andrew Rivera-Hober, MD and Alessandro De Camilli, MD

Loss of domain is a situation in which the majority of the viscera are outside of the abdominal wall, as may occur with large hernias. In this report, we discuss the surgical approach to repair of the abdominal wall and reduction of the abdominal viscera, and we highlight the significant anesthetic challenges associated with these repairs.

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