[Incisional hernias after laparoscopic interventions].Chirurg. 1995 Apr; 66(4):419-23.C
The importance of the complication incisional hernia after laparoscopic surgery was determined by analyzing our own cases and extensive review of the literature. The data recorded give its incidence as 1 in 550 cases. The most frequent event was intestinal incarceration with a high portion of Richter's hernias. To avoid postlaparoscopic hernias the important step is suturing the fascia when the trocar diameter exceeds 5 mm. When external suturing of the fascia is impossible, the laparoscopic technique using the Reverdin needle is a sufficient procedure for fascial closure after minimally invasive surgery.