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Is it acceptable to not surgically correct a peritoneopericardial hernia?
“A patient with an uncorrected hernia may remain free of clinical signs, but there is always a risk of hepatic or splenic incarceration, bowel obstruction, and, in rare cases, cardiac tamponade.”
-Michal O. Hess, DVM
From Clinical Exposures: Incidental finding of a peritoneopericardial hernia in a cat