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hiatus hernia

, hiatal hernia
protrusion of part of the stomach through the diaphragm at the oesophageal opening

hiatus hernia

[hī′ād·əs ′hər·nē·ə]
(medicine)
Hernia through the esophageal hiatus, usually of a portion of the stomach.
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Hiatal hernia was the second most common finding (16.4%) with small hiatal hernia in abundance as compared to larger ones (table-III).
A Cameron ulcer is a gastric lesion that is typically linear and found in hiatal hernias. These ulcers are often localized to areas where the herniated stomach is narrowed by the surrounding diaphragm, but they can extend onto the lesser curvature.
Initial CT of the abdomen and pelvis without IV contrast showed diffuse inflammation at the level of the hiatal hernia repair with mesh.
Of the 58 patients of NOD, 13 (22.4%) patients were diagnosed with GERD in clinic, including 5 cases with hiatal hernia, 1 with hypercontractile esophagus, and 7 with ineffective swallows.
Hiatal Hernia Symptoms A hiatal hernia may cause no symptoms at all--in fact, most hiatal hernias are found incidentally, during diagnostic tests for other conditions.
Radiographic imaging demonstrated a large hiatal hernia, but no further evidence of gastric volvulus.
Laparoscopic mesh-augmented hiatoplasty without fundoplication as a method to treat large hiatal hernias. Surg Today 2014; 44: 820-6.
CT Scan of the abdomen revealed large hiatal hernia containing most of the stomach, transverse colon and omental fat.
Contrast enhanced-computed tomography (CE-CT) showed all layers of the stomach and omental fat herniated into the lower oesophagus through a hiatal hernia (Figure 2a-d.
Q I have heartburn from a hiatal hernia. How serious is this condition?
If hiatal hernia was [less than or equal to] 3 cm, posterior hiatal repair was performed by positioning of not resorbable mesh (PolyTetraFluoroEthylene, PTFE).