[Distal gastric volvulus as a cause of acute occlusion in paraesophageal hernia. Considerations on a clinical case].


A case of distal volvulus of the stomach as a cause of acute intestinal obstruction in a paraesophageal hernia is presented. The patient, an old woman aged 82, had been suffering from abdominal pain and vomiting for about 48 hours. She successfully underwent emergency operation for the reduction of hernia and plasty of the hiatus anterior the esophagus. On… (More)


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