Right Sided Bochdalek Hernia with Ureteric Involvement – A Case Report and Review of Management Options

Right Sided Bochdalek Hernia with Ureteric Involvement – A Case Report and Review of Management Options

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Q: Is the topic relevant to the journal area of interest? Is it contemporary and interesting for


A: Good


Abstract & Keywords

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Tools and Methods

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A: Good


Discussion & Conclusion

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A: Good


Comments: The Discussion illustrates the origin, possible incidence of Bochdalek hernia providing, relevant literature to guide clinicians in managing the challenging and rare condition of the disease. This also explains that the uncomplicated patients without objective evidence of obstructive decline in renal function, or sepsis can be managed conservatively with imaging and blood test follow-up without intervention.



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A: Good


Author's knowledge

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A: Good


Figures & Tables

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Writing style

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Further comments on the paper

Comments: This case report presents an elderly patient with symptoms mimicking an acute abdomen, which revealed as Bochdalek hernia (BH) associated with herniation of right ureter. This report further explains the complexities associated with the diagnosis and management of BH with ureteric involvement and deranged renal function.


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Author Info

Corresponding Author
Shruthi Ashwin Sridhar
Department of General Surgery, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Article Info

Article Type
Case Report and Review of the Literature
Publication history
Received: Tue 01, Dec 2020
Accepted: Wed 16, Dec 2020
Published: Fri 25, Dec 2020
© 2021 Shruthi Ashwin Sridhar. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Hosting by Science Repository. All rights reserved.
DOI: 10.31487/j.SCR.2020.12.24