Surgical Repair of Giant Type IV Hiatal Hernia

Afghani, Reza and Hajimohammadi, Amir and Norouzi Asl, Sina and Bagherian, Farzad (2016) Surgical Repair of Giant Type IV Hiatal Hernia. Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Medicine, 4 (4). p. 529.

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In this case report, we described a 74-year-old female patient with major complaint of respiratory problemsdyspnea after meal. Chest X-ray of the patient revealed a  gianttype IV hiatal hernia. Preoperative evaluations of the patient included esophagoscopy, esophageal manometry, barium swallow, and CT-scan. Repair of the hernia was performed using a dual mesh on the diaphragm and partial anterior fundoplication (Dor fundoplication). After a six-month follow-up, the overall condition of the patient  is satisfactory,  exceptmild intermittent dysphagia due to esophageal dysmotility.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WO Surgery
Divisions: Journals > J Cardio-Thoracic Medicine
Depositing User: jctm jctm
Date Deposited: 18 Sep 2017 13:29
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