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hi·a·tal

(hī-ā'tăl),
Relating to a hiatus.

hi·a·tal

(hī-ā'tăl)
Relating to a hiatus.

hiatal

pertaining to or emanating from esophageal hiatus.

hiatal hernia, hiatus hernia
protrusion of a structure, often a portion of the stomach, through the esophageal hiatus of the diaphragm.
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Paraesophageal hiatal hernias causing fistulas can occur after laparoscopic procedures secondary to increased intraabdominal pressures, extensive esophageal dissection, and failure to close the hiatus (2, 10).
28,31) These reflux-induced or so-called peptic strictures most commonly appear as discrete (1-4 cm in length) segments of smooth, tapered narrowing, almost always above a hiatal hernia (Figure 9B).
He has a history of hiatal hernia as well as long-standing gastroesophageal reflux disease.
3) For designation of the EGJ, it is only clinically usable when the disease damage in the EGJ region is minimal (4) and the patient does not have a hiatal hernia.
I have had serious acid reflux problems for several years, and an x-ray showed a large hiatal hernia.
Acid reflux is also more common in patients who have a hiatal hernia, which means the stomach's normal position has shifted upward so that part of it is in the chest.
Hiatal hernias and a reduced lower esophageal sphincter pressure have a significant role in patients with moderate to severe disease.
Patients with documented history of GERD, esophageal disorders, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, hiatal hernia, peptic ulcer syndrome, and irritable bowel syndrome were excluded from the study.
The Bulls are 12-19, Eddy Curry now plays for New York and center Tyson Chandler was recently diagnosed with exercise-induced asthma and is taking medicine for a hiatal hernia.
This type of elective surgery involving the repair of a hiatal hernia and a Nissen fundoplication, usually involves a hospital stay of two to three days.
Do not practice agni sara if you are pregnant, suffering from heart, nervous system, or respiratory ailments, or have glaucoma, hiatal hernia, or ulcers of the stomach or intestine.