Laparoscopic repair of traumatic Intraperitoneal bladder rupture

Suad Al-Aghbari, Abdullah Al-Harthy, Moustafa Ahmed, Abdullah Al-Reesi, Khalifa Al-Wahaibi, Hani Al-Qadhi*

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Intraperitoneal rupture of the bladder is an uncommon condition that is usually caused by pelvic fractures. This is a true surgical emergency managed conventionally by open laparotomy with single or double layer repair. We present a case of successful laparoscopic repair of an intraperitoneal bladder rupture secondary to blunt abdominal trauma and pelvic fracture in a 37 year-old man. Te repair was done using single layer repair, with successful results.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)515-518
Number of pages4
JournalSultan Qaboos University Medical Journal
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2011


  • Case report
  • Intraperitoneal
  • Laparoscopic repair
  • Oman
  • Rupture
  • Urinary bladder

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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