Hiatal Closure — New Trends in Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery

  • F. A. Granderath
  • C. T. Frantzides
  • M. A. Carlson


Hernia Repair Hiatal Hernia Paraesophageal Hernia Hiatal Hernia Repair Ligamentum Teres 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. A. Granderath
    • 1
  • C. T. Frantzides
    • 2
  • M. A. Carlson
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of General SurgeryHospital Zell am SeeAustria
  2. 2.Minimally Invasive Surgery CenterEvanston Northwestern HealthcareEvanstonUSA
  3. 3.Department of SurgeryUniversity of Nebraska Medical CenterOmahaUSA

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