hiatus hernia


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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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Ellis Jr., "Iatrogenic paraesophageal hiatus hernia," The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, vol.
An alternative explanation for IDA might be that large hiatus hernias interfere with the absorption and regulation of dietary iron.
(12) On study reported that hiatus hernia and esophagitis were more common in patients with BE and BE was more prevalent in males and older ages.
This is because hiatus hernia surgery requires disruption of the peritoneum and an extent of mediastinal dissection.
Relationship of overweight to hiatus hernia and reflux oesophagitis.
Children's Hospital (7.30pm) Doctors at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital diagnose 10-monthold Dolly Thompson as having a hiatus hernia and is in need of an emergency operation.
Children's The Ugly Face Hospital of Beauty (7.30pm) Doctors at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital diagnose 10-monthold Dolly Thompson as having a hiatus hernia and is in need of an emergency operation.
Increased acid levels in the empty stomach in Ramadan aggravate the peptic ulcers, heart burn and hiatus hernia. These present as a burning feeling in the stomach area under the ribs and can extend upto the throat.
Massive hiatus hernia: Evaluation and surgical management.
There are some very rare lumbar hernias which occur through anatomical gaps in the paraspinal muscles, and a hiatus hernia is a herniation of the stomach into the chest through the hole (or hiatus) in the diaphragm through which the oesophagus passes (see Figure 1).