Rotation around the long axis of the organ; a type of gastric volvulus.
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After dubious chest X-ray findings, computed tomography (CAT) evaluation showed an "upside-down stomach" situated in the thorax with an organoaxial rotation, along with a 9 x 11 cm hiatal defect.
Three anatomic categories of gastric volvulus have been identified: organoaxial, mesenteroaxial, and combination.
GV is subdivided into three types: organoaxial, mesenteroaxial, or a combination of the two.
In a type IV hernia, the entire stomach herniates into the thorax with organoaxial rotation.
Types of gastric volvulus: Organoaxial and mesenteroaxial.
Rotation of the stomach along the longitudinal axis is termed organoaxial volvulus, while rotation along the transverse axis is termed mesenteroaxial volvulus [1, 2].
(6) The most frequently used classification system describes 3 types of gastric volvulus: organoaxial, mesenteroaxial and combination-unclassified.
It is characterized by rotation of the stomach toward the right pleural cavity along the organoaxial axis (defined by the phrenoesophageal membrane at the hiatus and the retroperitoneal attachment of the first portion of the duodenum) [2].
There are two types of gastric volvulus: organoaxial and mesenteroaxial.
There are 2 forms of gastric volvulus, organoaxial and mesentericoaxial.
There are 2 major types of gastric volvulus, organoaxial and mesenteroaxial.

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