hiatal hernia

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Synonyms for hiatal hernia

hernia resulting from the protrusion of part of the stomach through the diaphragm

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2,3) Anatomic disruption of the GEJ, commonly associated with a hiatal hernia, is another mechanism that contributes to the pathogenesis of reflux disease by impairing LES function.
Although the study does not consider gastric surgery to be a contributing factor to Barrett's esophagus or esophageal cancer, a higher risk exists in white patients who have hiatal hernia.
Some doctors believe a hiatal hernia may weaken the LES and cause reflux.
As it goes down your throat and esophagus, we will take pictures to see if a hiatal hernia is present and if acid from your stomach is going into your esophagus.
Eligible patients were those who have objective evidence of GERD, a history of daily PPI therapy for over six months, and a hiatal hernia less than 2 centimeters.
You should not have an implanted Maestro Rechargeable System if you have cirrhosis of the liver, high blood pressure in the veins of the liver, enlarged veins in your esophagus or a significant hiatal hernia of the stomach; if you need magnetic resonance imaging (MRI); if you have a permanently implanted, electrical medical device; or if you need a diathermy procedure using heat.
A hiatal hernia is when a portion of stomach protrudes through the diaphragm.
Incidental findings on TNE included 3 cases of gastritis, 2 cases each of hiatal hernia and esophagitis, 1 case of Barrett esophagus, and 1 inlet patch.
In 2009 Steven Sandberg-Lewis, ND, reported on hiatal hernia syndrome, offering physical manipulation for treatment.
Current concepts in the management of paraesophageal hiatal hernia.
Earlier this summer Lauren was diagnosed with a hiatal hernia - a condition in which a portion of the stomach protrudes upward into the chest area.
This test doesn't diagnose GERD, but it can diagnose a hiatal hernia, narrowing of the esophagus or tumors obstructing the esophagus.
for a surgical evaluation after being diagnosed with acid reflux and hiatal hernia.
To stretch her supply of hiatal hernia medication, Davis takes one pill daily instead of two.
Yet, doctors dismissed his symptoms, attributing them to a hiatal hernia, and prevented him from seeing a specialist.