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Is the Meckel diverticulum still a bad boy in general surgery? Case report of an intestinal obstruction managed through a single-port access and review of the literature

Gabriele Bauci, Walter Kolb & Joanna Janczak

abstract In our institution single-port diagnostic laparoscopy is the routine procedure for patients with acute abdominal emergencies. Here, we present a case of intestinal obstruction due to a torqued Meckel diverticulum successfully managed through a single-port incision.
   
citation Bauci G, Kolb W, Janczak J. Is the Meckel diverticulum still a bad boy in general surgery? Case report of an intestinal obstruction managed through a single-port access and review of the literature. J Surg Case Rep 2021; 2021:rjaa584.
   
type journal paper/review (English)
date of publishing 25-01-2021
journal title J Surg Case Rep (2021/1)
ISSN print 2042-8812
pages rjaa584
PubMed 33532050
DOI 10.1093/jscr/rjaa584