publication . Article . 2016

A Rare Complication of Abdominal Drain: Fallopian Tube Herniation Through the Drain Site

Dilek Uygur; Seval Erdinç; Hülya Dede; Ümit Taşdemir; Oktay Kaymak; Nuri Danışman;
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  • Published: 01 May 2016 Journal: Gorm, volume 19, issue 1 (issn: 1300-4751, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Medical Network
Abstract
Prophylactic drainage of the peritoneal cavity after obstetrical and gynecological surgery is widely practiced. The idea of “when in doubt, drain” is accepted and applied clinically by many surgeons. However, surgically placed drains are not without risk. The present case describes herniation of fallopian tube during the removal of a surgical drain placed after a cesarean section.
Subjects
free text keywords: Drain, Fallopian tube, Herniation, lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R, lcsh:Gynecology and obstetrics, lcsh:RG1-991
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