Laparoscopic management of neonatal paraesophageal hernia with intrathoracic gastric volvulus.

  title={Laparoscopic management of neonatal paraesophageal hernia with intrathoracic gastric volvulus.},
  author={Tabetha H Bradley and Jacob T Stephenson and George T. Drugas and Jeffrey R. Avansino},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  volume={45 8},
Intrathoracic gastric volvulus associated with neonatal paraesophageal hernia is very rare in the newborn period. We report a case of a 3-week-old term infant who presented to the hospital with a history of non-bilious vomiting. Workup for hypertrophic pyloric stenosis eventually revealed the presence of a congenital hiatal hernia and intrathoracic gastric volvulus requiring urgent surgical management. The infant underwent successful laparoscopic repair. We discuss the diagnosis and management… CONTINUE READING
3 Citations
13 References
Similar Papers


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 13 references

Laparoscopic reduction of gastric volvulus and repair of giant hiatal hernia in a neonate

  • TD Kane, CM Harmon, KE. Georgeson
  • J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech 2003;7:323-6
  • 2003
3 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…