Upside-Down Stomach

A rare, extreme form of paraoesophageal hiatal hernia, in which the entire stomach is within the thoracic cavity, having rotated on its organo-axial axis or cardiopyloric line resulting in reversed positions of lesser and greater curvatures

Management Reduction, gastropexy
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Upside-down stomach (UDS) is an uncommon type of large paraesophageal hernia which is characterized by migration of the stomach into the posterior mediastinum.
In conclusion, this minimally invasive technique should be strongly considered in patients with upside-down stomach with expected safety and favorable outcomes.
Thasler, "Management of acute upside-down stomach," BMC Surgery, vol.