Paraoesophageal hernia: An overview

ArticleinBritish journal of hospital medicine (London, England: 2005) 73(8):437-40 · August 2012with9 Reads
Impact Factor: 0.38 · DOI: 10.12968/hmed.2012.73.8.437 · Source: PubMed


    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.