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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Initial CT of the abdomen and pelvis without IV contrast showed diffuse inflammation at the level of the hiatal hernia repair with mesh.
Sandberg-Lewis embraces the tenets and traditions of naturopathic medicine employing diet modification, herbal medicine, homeopathy, and visceral manipulation to treat diverse functional disorders such as hiatal hernia syndrome and ileo-cecal valve syndrome.
Hiatal Hernia Symptoms A hiatal hernia may cause no symptoms at all--in fact, most hiatal hernias are found incidentally, during diagnostic tests for other conditions.
Laparoscopic mesh-augmented hiatoplasty without fundoplication as a method to treat large hiatal hernias.
Hiatal hernia is commonly seen with retrograde gastric intussusceptions (2).
Most people with a hiatal hernia develop no symptoms and require no treatment.
The hiatal hernia repair can cause substantial life-threatening morbidity like gastropericardial fistula.
Hiatal hernia (HH) refers to herniation of elements of the abdominal cavity through the esophageal hiatus of the diaphragm.
Heartburn can be due to a hiatal hernia in which the stomach bulges up into your chest cavity, or other factors, such as medications, overeating, obesity, and smoking.
12 Hiatal hernia and/or gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD), male gender and age are risk factors for development of Zenker's diverticulum.
A small hiatal hernia was noted (figure, A), along with spontaneously elicited reflux to the thoracic inlet (figure, B).
This can result from a number of causes, ranging from the obvious (spicy food and too much alcohol) to the much less so (pregnancy, a sliding hiatal hernia, a history of smoking).
If you have been told by your health care practitioner that you have a hiatal hernia or if you have these symptoms, you may want to try the following:
Acid reflux is often secondary to an underlying condition such as a hiatal hernia, which occurs when part of the stomach pushes through the opening of the diaphragm.