Parahiatal Hernia with Volvulus and Incarceration: Laparoscopic Repair of a Rare Defect

Mark D. Rodefeld, Nathaniel J. Soper

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A rare case of parahiatal hernia with gastric volvulus and incarceration is reported. An anatomically distinct diaphragmatic defect was present adjacent to a structurally normal esophageal hiatus. Laparoscopic repair was performed with excellent results.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)193-197
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1998


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Gastroenterology

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