Laparoscopic management of giant hiatal hernia: factors influencing long-term outcome

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The laparoscopic management of large hiatal hernias still is controversial. Recent studies have presented a high recurrence rate. In this study, 65 patients underwent elective laparoscopic repair of large hiatal hernia. A short esophagus was diagnosed in 13 cases. A primary closure of the hiatal defect was performed in 14 cases. “Tension-free” repair using… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00464-005-0550-6

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@article{Morino2005LaparoscopicMO, title={Laparoscopic management of giant hiatal hernia: factors influencing long-term outcome}, author={Mari Morino and Claudio Giaccone and L. Pellegrino and Franco Rebecchi}, journal={Surgical Endoscopy And Other Interventional Techniques}, year={2005}, volume={20}, pages={1011-1016} }