Month: December 2015

Chyle leak after sleeve

Chylous ascites from a thoracic duct leak. Very, very rare complication following surgery of the esophagus or stomach near the hiatus of the diaphragm. Video uploaded by Dr. Brian Jacob NYC HERNIA™ Hernia Repair in New York City

Small bowel obstruction after TAPP hernia

Rare but known event that can occur after TEP (totally extra-peritoneal) or TAPP (transabdominal preperitoneal) or robotic inguinal hernia repairs. Patients who have nausea, vomiting, and abdominal distention after a laparoscopic or robotic inguinal hernia repair should report to an emergency room. Video uploaded by Dr. Brian Jacob NYC HERNIA™ Hernia Repair in New York …

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