Fatal complications of adult paraesophageal hernia: a population-based study.

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OBJECTIVES Data on mortality from paraesophageal hernia are scarce. This study focused on mortality associated with its natural history or conservative treatment. METHODS For this population-based retrospective study, Finland's administrative databases provided preliminary data. Among 333 patients who died from benign esophageal diseases or hiatal hernias… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2008.05.042

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@article{Sihvo2009FatalCO, title={Fatal complications of adult paraesophageal hernia: a population-based study.}, author={Eero Sihvo and Jarmo A. Salo and Jari V. R{\"a}s{\"a}nen and Tuomo K. Rantanen}, journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery}, year={2009}, volume={137 2}, pages={419-24} }