Combined paraesophageal hernia repair and partial longitudinal gastrectomy in obese patients with symptomatic paraesophageal hernias

@article{Rodriguez2012CombinedPH,
  title={Combined paraesophageal hernia repair and partial longitudinal gastrectomy in obese patients with symptomatic paraesophageal hernias},
  author={John H. Rodriguez and Matthew Kroh and Kevin M. El-Hayek and Poochong Timratana and Bipan Chand},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
  year={2012},
  volume={26},
  pages={3382-3390}
}
BackgroundObesity is a risk factor for gastroesophageal reflux disease and hiatal hernia. Studies have demonstrated poor symptom control in obese patients undergoing fundoplication. The ideal operation remains elusive. However, addressing both obesity and the anatomic abnormality should be the goal.MethodsThis study retrospectively identified 19 obese (body mass index [BMI], >30 kg/m2) and morbidly obese (BMI, >40 kg/m2) patients who presented between December 2007 and November 2011 for… CONTINUE READING

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