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BMJ Case Reports 2009; doi:10.1136/bcr.06.2009.1942
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Migrating Filshie clip

  1. Kai Yuen Wong,
  2. Paul V Tisi
  1. Bedford Hospital NHS Trust, Kempston Road, Bedford, MK42 9DJ, UK
  1. Kai Yuen Wong, kaiyuen.wong{at}cantab.net
  • Published 17 August 2009

A 49-year-old female was electively admitted for a ventral incisional hernia repair. She had a laparotomy 10 years ago for adhesions and a preoperative MRI of the abdominal wall showed a hernia at the level of the umbilicus as well as a foreign body suture-like material related to previous surgery.

Intraoperatively there was a loose Filshie clip external to the hernia sac presumably from …

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