Laparoscopic management of neonatal paraesophageal hernia with intrathoracic gastric volvulus.

@article{Bradley2010LaparoscopicMO,
  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},
  year={2010},
  volume={45 8},
  pages={E21-3}
}
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
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