Paraesophageal herniation as a complication following laparoscopic antireflux surgery

@article{Seelig1999ParaesophagealHA,
  title={Paraesophageal herniation as a complication following laparoscopic antireflux surgery},
  author={Matthias Hartmut Seelig and Ronald A. Hinder and Paul J. Klingler and Neil R. Floch and Susan A. Branton and Stephen L. Smith},
  journal={Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery},
  year={1999},
  volume={3},
  pages={95-99}
}
Paraesophageal herniation of the stomach is a rare complication following laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication. We retrospectively reviewed our experience with 720 patients undergoing laparoscopic Nissen fundoplications. Seven patients were found to have postoperative paraesophageal hernias requiring reoperation. The clinical presentation, diagnostic workup, operative treatment, and outcome were evaluated. There were no deaths or procedure-related complications. Clinical presentation was… CONTINUE READING