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Table 1 Summary of the reported cases of adult right sided Bochdalek hernia in Japan

From: Right-sided Bochdalek hernia in an elderly adult: a case report with a review of surgical management

Case Author Year Age Gender Chief complaint Surgical approach Malformation Hernia orifice Closure
1 Ochi 1984 43 Male Abdominal pain Laparotomy Volvulus of the stomach “Egg size” Suture
2 Zaima 1984 47 Female Chest pain Laparotomy Mesenterium commune 4 × 6 cm Suture
3 Itoda 1997 68 Female Epigastric pain Laparotomy Right liver atrophy 8 × 5 cm Suture
4 Zenda 2000 69 Male Epigastric pain Laparotomy Left liver atrophy 10 × 15 cm Suture
5 Kanazawa 2000 63 Female Abdominal pain Laparotomy None 12 cm Suture
6 Kiriyama 2002 41 Female Cough, sputum Laparotomy Intestinal malrotation
Right liver atrophy
10 × 7 cm Mesh
7 Kato 2004 55 Female Right hypochondriac pain Laparotomy Right kidney malposition 8 × 8 cm Mesh
8 Masuda 2007 80 Female Abdominal pain Laparotomy Incomplete fixation of the duodenum Unknown Suture
9 Matsushita 2009 21 Female No complaints Thoraco-laparotomy None 3 cm Suture
10 Murakami 2010 85 Male Abdominal pain Laparotomy Right liver atrophy 3 cm Suture
11 Nishiwaki 2011 59 Male Bloody stool Thoracotomy Right liver atrophy 10 × 8 cm Mesh
12 Mizoguchi 2013 71 Male Dyspnea Laparotomy Mesenterium commune 4 × 3.5 cm Mesh
13 Watanabe 2015 65 Female Abdominal pain Laparotomy Right liver atrophy 5 cm Suture
14 Moro 2017 89 Female Abdominal pain Laparotomy None 3 × 2 cm Suture