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Paresophageal hernia

M Díez Tabernilla, J Ruiz-Tovar, R Grajal Marino, P Calero García, J D Pina Hernández, A Chames Vaisman, V Morales Castiñeiras, A Sanjuanbenito Dehesa, E Martínez Molina, V Fresneda Moreno
BACKGROUND: paraesophageal hiatal hernia represents 5-10% of hiatal hernias. Its importance is based on the severe complications it may have, including gastric volvulus, and surgical treatment is recommended when a diagnosis is established. MATERIAL AND METHODS: a retrospective study of all patients who underwent surgery for paresophageal hernia between 1985 and 2007. RESULTS: we studied 90 cases, 68 females and 22 males with a median age of 67...
October 2009: Revista Española de Enfermedades Digestivas
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