A case is reported of an 85-year-old woman with subacute intestinal obstruction due to a large Morgagni hernia containing the transverse colon. The repair was carried out laparoscopically without a mesh. The procedure lasted 45 min, and the patient was discharged after 4 days. According to the literature, mini-invasive repair of a Morgagni hernia can be performed easily and without complications. In only few cases was a mesh necessary. The Morgagni hernia must be considered a clear indication for laparoscopic surgery, which should be offered as the first approach to this disease.
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