Gastric volvulus and obstruction in paraesophageal hiatus hernia


Patients with a paraesophageal hiatus hernia are usually asymptomatic. If gastric volvulus and obstruction of the herniated stomach should occur, however, symptoms rapidly ensue and surgery is mandatory for patient survival. We have presented 4 such cases which illustrate the clinical spectrum of this complication and the necessity for rapid diagnosis and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02232731


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