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Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 2013 Mar;19(2):164-6. doi: 10.5505/tjtes.2013.25902.

A rare complication of aortobifemoral bypass operation: internal herniation.

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Department of General Surgery, Şişli Etfal Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey.


Intestinal brids are most common cause of postoperative ileus although there are various cause of ileus after abdominal operation. On the other hand internal herniation is a rare cause of ileus after abdominal operations. Diagnosis of this hernias are important because of strangulation and necrosis of its content due to circulatory disturbance. In this case report, we publish a patient with ileus due to a greft which has been used in a previous abdominal surgery for abdominal aort aneurysm.

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