Surgical Technique and Difficult Situations from Nathaniel J. Soper

  • Eric S. HungnessEmail author
  • Nathaniel J. Soper


The upside-down stomach (UDS) is a rare presentation of a Type III paraesophageal hernia with organo-axial rotation. Symptoms typically manifest as postprandial chest pain or dysphagia. Laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair is indicated in operable patients with symptomatic paraesophageal hernias.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Feinberg School of MedicineNorthwestern UniversityChicagoUSA

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