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Hiatal hernia by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert A hiatal hernia occurs when the upper part of your stomach bulges through your diaphragm... opening into another part. A hiatal hernia forms at the opening in your diaphragm where your food pipe...
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (Hiatal Hernia and Heartburn) by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert suffer from GERD due to a condition called hiatal hernia. In most cases, heartburn can be relieved... brought up from the stomach and the neutralizing effect of saliva. 2) What Is the Role of Hiatal Hernia...
Hiatal Hernia by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert where it belongs. Hiatal hernia surgery can be performed as a laparoscopic, or "minimally invasive," procedure.... In a hiatal hernia (also called hiatus hernia) the stomach bulges up into the chest through that opening...
Malpractice defense: Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Following Nissen Fundoplication by David W. Patient Expert . Judgment for the Defense Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Following Nissen Fundoplication In June 2003... through the esophageal hiatus of the diaphragm.  The patient was counseled that he needed surgery to repair the hernia...
Hiatal Hernia: An Overlooked Cause of Disease by Dr. Daniel Kalish Doctor of Chiropracty , a naturopathic physician, corrected a health problem I must have carried since childhood–a hiatal hernia...–some 60 million people–have a hiatal hernia. It occurs more often in women than in men. It affects...
What type of hernia was repaired?  Can you provide a better description of the black lump you are now seeing?  Then, perhaps a better answer will be possible. Helpful Buckeye
Hernia’s and Things to Know by Dr. Daniel Kalish Doctor of Chiropracty , how bad it is and most will tell you that day that you will need or need surgery. Thirdly, a hernia means... There are many things to think about when it comes to dealing with a hernia. First...
APHS - Asia Pacific Hernia Surgery Conference by Odysseys of George Patient Expert This is the 3rd APHS Congress and it was well done. The pre-congress was a workshop with lectures in the morning and hands-on TAPP procedure performed on pigs. The congress went on the following day with the opening ceremo
Can Sleep Apnea Cause Hiatal Hernias? by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Someone emailed me in response to my comment that hiatal hernias may be related to sleep apnea.... I did mention that it’s a hypothesis, and yet to be proven. In my opinion, a hiatal hernia is similar...
SURGERY FOR GASTRIC REFLUX by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert and prevent acid reflux and to repair a hiatal hernia. This fundoplication procedure... Surgery for gastric reflux disease is an option when medicine and lifestyle changes do not work...

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Treatment ... Antacid medicines are available to help the symptoms of hiatus hernia. Antacids come in liquid or tablet form that you swallow ... » Read on
Complications ... anemia may result from blood loss. Rarely, the hiatus hernia can become strangulated (knotted) cutting off the blood s ... » Read on