paraesophageal

paraesophageal

/para·esoph·a·ge·al/ (-e-sof″ah-je´al) near or beside the esophagus.

paraesophageal

beside the esophagus.

paraesophageal herniation
see paraesophageal hernia.
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Two years later, the patient was diagnosed with a paraesophageal abscess, and cultures from the mesh grew a Haemophilus species.
6) Initial positron emission tomography (PET) imaging revealed a mildly hypermetabolic paraesophageal lymph node, but no other findings consistent with advanced disease.
Endoscopic ultrasound (via the esophagus) can sample the paraesophageal (station 8) and pulmonary ligament (station 9) lymph nodes.
Endoscopic and radiologic investigations revealed a dilated esophagus, an associated tracheal compression, and a paraesophageal hernia secondary to a slipped Nissen fundoplication.
Current concepts in the management of paraesophageal hiatal hernia.
COLORADO SPRINGS--Improvements in pulmonary function tests and subjective complaints of breathlessness appear to be underappreciated benefits of the surgical repair of giant paraesophageal hernias.
His special focus is on the treatment of reflux (GERD); Paraesophageal Hernia Repair and achalasia (a swallowing disorder).
defendants), who had performed surgery on Irene to repair a paraesophageal hernia.
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).
There was no suspicious paraesophageal lymphadenopathy found on either contrast-enhanced computed tomography or endosonography.
paraesophageal hernia) or is complicated by severe GERD or esophagitis (inflammation of the esophagus).