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repair: a meta-analysis and risk-benefit analysis," PLoS One, vol.
Type II-IV hernias are usually named as paraesophageal hernias
(PHs) and represent 5%-15% of all HHs (3).
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The most common type is organoaxial, in which the stomach rotates along the longitudinal axis and is associated with paraesophageal hernias
. The mesenteroaxial type, in which the stomach rotates between the lesser and greater curvatures, is believed to be idiopathic, causing chronic symptoms.
Smith, "Laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia
repair: quality of life outcomes in the elderly," Diseases of the Esophagus, vol.
Bansal et al reported a case of paraesophageal hernia
occurring after a failed Nissen fundoplication that was initially mistaken for a lung abscess.
Emergency Sleeve Gastrectomy as Rescue Treatment for Acute Gastric Necrosis Due to Type II Paraesophageal Hernia
in an Obese Woman with Gastric Banding.
Data Source: A single-center, retrospective, cohort study involving 120 patients who underwent repair of paraesophageal hernia
and had pulmonary function measured preoperatively and again a median of 106 days post-surgery.
In this article, we present a case of persistent AF resistant to pharmacological and direct-current cardioversion and converted to sinus rhythm with a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) in a patient with paraesophageal hernia
and gastroesophageal reflux (GER).
A lateral view from the upper GI series showed a hiatal hernia, with components of a sliding and a paraesophageal hernia
Laparoscopic antireflux surgery for treating symptomatic GERD among elderly patients without paraesophageal hernia
reduces esophageal acidity, with no apparent increase in postoperative morbidity or mortality compared with younger patients (SOR: C, nonequivalent before-after study).