Diaphragmatic hernia post-minimally invasive esophagectomy: a discussion and review of literature

@article{Benjamin2015DiaphragmaticHP,
  title={Diaphragmatic hernia post-minimally invasive esophagectomy: a discussion and review of literature},
  author={Girault Benjamin and A. Ashfaq and Y.-H. Chang and Kristi Harold and D. Jaroszewski},
  journal={Hernia},
  year={2015},
  volume={19},
  pages={635-643}
}
Diaphragmatic hernia (DH) after esophagectomy is a known complication which can occur and the incidence may be higher after minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE). A review of our cases involving post-MIE diaphragmatic hernias and the published literature is presented. A retrospective review of patients who underwent MIE from November 2006 to January 2013… CONTINUE READING