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hi·a·tal

(hī-ā'tăl),
Relating to a hiatus.
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hi·a·tal

(hī-ā'tăl)
Relating to a hiatus.
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La hernia hiatal grande y las lesiones de Cameron son 2 causas de anemia por perdidas gastrointestinales, erosiones o ulceras lineales en la mucosa gastrica, que se localizan en el hiato diafragmatico en pacientes que sufren de hernia hiatal [1-3].
The aim of this study was to specifically identify such patients and to assess resolution of the anaemia after laparoscopic repair of the hiatal hernia.
"Surgery usually treats a hiatal hernia and wraps the stomach (fundoplication) to minimize acid reflux in the esophagus," says Eric Esrailian, MD, MPH, a gastroenterologist at UCLA Health System.
This test doesn't diagnose GERD, but it can diagnose a hiatal hernia, narrowing of the esophagus or tumors obstructing the esophagus.
The inter-relationship between gastro-oesophageal reflux and hiatal hernia remains unresolved, though an association has been reported between them.
Gastric volvulus--a torsional twisting of the stomach--is an underrecognized complication of hiatal hernia.
Gastric volvulus - a torsional twisting of the stomach - is an underrecognized complication of hiatal hernia.
In 1951, English surgeon Allison suggested that the basis of hiatal hernia is not anatomical, but functional defect in the cardia.
gastritis, esophageal reflux GERD syndrome, hiatal hernia and chronic esophageal irritation.
Surgical treatment of para-oesophageal hiatal hernia.
(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.
Previous reports suggested that Charlie suffered a hiatal hernia in his stomach, which triggered the 911 call that landed him in the hospital.