Thoracic surgery - Bochdalek's diaphragmatic hernia
Dr. Fernandez Crisosto & Dr. Robles Brondino
Clínica La Luz - Tacna, Perú
✔ Increased understanding of anatomy
✔ Design of the surgical plan
✔ Improved interaction between involved phycisians
✔ Guidance in the surgical approach in the operating room
A 78-year-old woman with right adult Bochdalek hernia. The patient presented with protrusion of the large bowel and kidney into the thoracic cavity.
The clinical manifestations observed were pain, dyspepsia and progressive dyspnoea.
3D anatomical model
◾ Technology: FDM
◾ Material: PLA
◾ Resolución: 0.2 mm
◾ Finish: Two colors
Surgical plan and results in operating room
Surgical planning consisted of freeing the huge hernia from its adhesions in the lung and mediastinum and then introducing the organs in question into the abdominal cavity without opening the hernia sac.
The 3D model was used to plan the surgical strategy and guide the surgeons in the thoracic approach during the procedure.
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