Laparoscopic repair of diaphragmatic hernia after left ventricular assist device.


This case report describes a patient with a symptomatic diaphragmatic hernia that developed after orthotopic heart transplantation and explantation of a left ventricular assist device. The hernia was repaired laparoscopically, and at 6-month follow-up, she is without evidence of recurrence.


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