In patients with hiatal
hernias, the proximal end of these gastric folds provided "a fixed, reproducible, anatomic landmark at endoscopy" and could be used as the mucosal EGJ that was, they believed, equivalent to the muscular EGJ.
Atrial tachyarrhythmias have been rarely reported in patients with hiatal
hernia and GER (3, 4).
Hernia and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease.
2,3) Anatomic disruption of the GEJ, commonly associated with a hiatal
hernia, is another mechanism that contributes to the pathogenesis of reflux disease by impairing LES function.
Along with a history of gastric surgery, they also examined age, gender, ethnicity, cigarette smoking, alcohol consumption, and the presence of hiatal
hernia (a condition in which a portion of the stomach protrudes upward into the chest through an opening in the diaphragm).
Morehouse determined that admission to the hospital was necessary because the patient, who had a long history of hiatal
hernia and hypertension, was exhibiting symptoms of upper gastrointestinal bleeding.
He had a hiatal
hernia and a weakened lower esophageal sphincter.
The second condition that can cause heartburn is a hiatal
Doctors believe that some people suffer from GERD due to a condition called hiatal
These results may be of significance to physicians who often prescribe caffeine in the treatment of anxiety, arrhythmia, esophagitis or hiatal
hernia, insomnia, palpitations and tachycardia.
Example: "I think you have a hiatal
hernia with esophageal reflux.
The committee, chaired by Pennsylvania Republican John Heinz, uncovered the case of a 68-year-old man who had been hospitalized for vomiting caused by a hiatal
hernia that had also worsened his chronic emphysema.