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JAEN OROPEZA, Adolfo Rafael; GONZALO GODERICH LALAN, José Miguel  and  INFANTE CARBONELL, María Cristina. Prosthetic repair in a patient with catastrophic incisional hernia. MEDISAN [online]. 2017, vol.21, n.8, pp.1038-1045. ISSN 1029-3019.

The case report of a 66 years white patient with a history of hypertension, type II diabetes mellitus and overweight is presented, who was operated on at "Dr. Juan Bruno Zayas Alfonso" University General Hospital in Santiago de Cuba due to a considerable eventration in the front abdominal wall that didn't allow her wandering around without support. The prosthetic repair which was effective and safe, was carried out with no recurrence during 13 years

Keywords : catastrophic hernia; considerable eventration; prosthetic repair; pneumoperitoneum.

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