Clin Surg | Volume 7, Issue 1 | Short Communication | Open Access

Diagnosis and Treatment of Lumbar Hernia

Dawei Chen*

Department of General Surgery, Shanghai JiaoTong University School of Medicine, China

*Correspondance to: Dawei Chen 

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Objective: Lumbar hernia is rare type of hernia occurred in the posterolateral abdominal wall and its diagnosis usually is made by CT scans. The aim of this study was to review patient’s records with respect to CT scan findings, and surgical treatment. Methods: From April 2017 to September 2018, two female patients diagnosed as lumbar hernia by computed tomography scan were admitted into hospital. The medical records were reviewed with respect to findings of CT scan and the outcomes of operation. Results: CT scans demonstrate the hernias lie in the left superior lumbar triangle and with adipose tissue herniation. The hernia was repaired with sublay placement of mesh and no recurrence was observed during the period of follow-up. Conclusion: The diagnosis of lumbar hernia can be made by CT scan preoperatively; sublay placement of mesh is reliable method for repair of lumbar hernia.


Chen D. Diagnosis and Treatment of Lumbar Hernia. Clin Surg. 2022; 7: 3528..

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