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Hiba Saleem
Hiba Saleem11 months ago
Hiatal Hernia Repair Animation

Hiatal Hernia Repair Animation

A hiatal hernia is when the top of the stomach gets displaced or herniates through the diaphragm and up into the chest cavity. Although most people with a hiatal hernia do not experience any symptoms, others may suffer from recurrent symptomatic reflux requiring medication or even surgery. Surgical repair essentially involves pulling the stomach back into normal position fully below the diaphragm and making the opening in the diaphragm smaller. A mesh is then placed over the incision to reinforce the closure to minimize risk of hiatal hernia recurrence.

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