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Table 1 Reported cases of internal hernia beneath the EIA after PLND in English-language literature

From: A strangulated internal hernia beneath the left external iliac artery after radical hysterectomy with laparoscopic pelvic lymphadenectomy: a case report and literature review

Patient Diagnosis Operation Operative approach Hernial orifice Latency Bowel resection Repair method Treatment approach Year Countries or regions Citation
67 years, female Cervical cancer Extended hysterectomy and PLND Laparoscopic Right EIA 3 mo Yes With peritoneum Open 2008 Korea Kim et al
56 years, female Ovarian cancer Total abdominal hysterectomy, omentectomy, appendectomy, radical retroperitoneal LND Open Left EIA 4 y No Unrepaired Laparoscopic 2013 Norway Dumont et al
50 years, male Prostate cancer Radical prostatectomy and PLND Robot-assisted Left EIA 1 y Yes Arteriotomy and repair with collagen patch and peritoneum Open 2016 Switzerland ViktorinBaier et al
64 years, male Prostate cancer Radical prostatectomy and PLND Robot-assisted Right EIA 1 y Yes Unrepaired Open 2018 USA Kambiz et al
72 years, male Prostate cancer Radical prostatectomy and PLND Robot-assisted Left EIA 2 mo Yes Unrepaired Open 2019 Japan Ninomiya et al
68 years, female Endometrial adenocarcinoma Radical hysterectomy and PLND Laparoscopic Between right EIA and EIV 7 y Yes With peritoneum Open 2020 Germany Felix et al
56 years, female Cervical cancer Radical hysterectomy and PLND Laparoscopic Left EIA 9 y No With peritoneum Open 2020 China Our case