Paraesophageal hernia: clinical presentation, evaluation, and management controversies.

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Practically, hiatal hernias are divided into sliding hiatal hernias (type I) and PEH (types II, III, or IV). Patients with PEH are usually symptomatic with GERD or obstructive symptoms, such as dysphagia. Rarely, patients present with acute symptoms of hernia incarceration, such as severe epigastric pain and retching. A thorough evaluation includes a… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.thorsurg.2009.08.006

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@article{Schieman2009ParaesophagealHC, title={Paraesophageal hernia: clinical presentation, evaluation, and management controversies.}, author={Colin Schieman and Sean C. Grondin}, journal={Thoracic surgery clinics}, year={2009}, volume={19 4}, pages={473-84} }