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Laparoscopic ventral hernia repair is one of the most common procedures performed in surgical practice worldwide. Intestinal obstruction is an extremely rare complication that can occur peri-operatively and needs to be dealt with extra caution. This article describes a case report of intestinal obstruction in the immediate post-operative period of a ventral hernia repair, technical details of how to deal with this complication and along with a review of literature on the topic.
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