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A chest X-ray shows the presence of a gastric air bubble in the chest.

A chest X-ray shows the presence of a gastric air bubble in the chest.

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Paraesophageal hernias are rare, accounting only for about 5% of all hiatal hernias but can sometimes lead to life-threatening complications such as bleeding, obstruction, incarceration, and strangulation. Accordingly, the surgical repair of paraesophageal hernia must be performed irrespectively of symptoms. Laparoscopic techniques of paraesophagea...

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