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Current Treatment Options in Gastroenterology

, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp 83–88 | Cite as

Paraesophageal hernia

  • Valerie J. Halpin
  • Nathaniel J. Soper
Article

Opinion statement

The definitive management of paraesophageal hernia is surgical repair. The current standard of care is the laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair in patients who are medically fit for general anesthesia and operation. When patients are considered for operative repair, they should undergo diagnostic testing, including upper endoscopy, upper gastrointestinal series, and esophageal manometry.

Keywords

Hiatal Hernia Laparoscopic Repair Paraesophageal Hernia Gastric Volvulus Paraesophageal Hernia Repair 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Valerie J. Halpin
    • 1
  • Nathaniel J. Soper
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryWashington University School of MedicineSt. LouisUSA

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