Paraoesophageal hernia: An overview

Department of Surgery, St. Vincent's University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.
British journal of hospital medicine (London, England: 2005) (Impact Factor: 0.38). 08/2012; 73(8):437-40. DOI: 10.12968/hmed.2012.73.8.437
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Paraoesophageal hernias are a rare but clinically important type of hiatus hernia. Gastric volvulus and perforation may ensue. Investigation and management is determined by patient presentation. This review summarizes current research regarding paraoesophageal hernias.

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