The surgical treatment of paraesophageal hernias

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Carlo V. Feo
Michele Zuolo
Marco G. Patti


Paraesophageal hernias account for about 5 to 10% of all hiatal hernias. The surgical approach to these hernias has radically changed over the last 15 years, as mostly patients who are symptomatic are operated on nowadays, and preferably by a laparoscopic approach rather than by laparotomy or thoracotomy. We reviewed the surgical repair of paraesophageal hernias, focusing particularly on the operative approach and technique.

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Feo, Carlo V., et al. “The Surgical Treatment of Paraesophageal Hernias”. Annali Italiani Di Chirurgia, vol. 84, no. 3, May 2013, pp. 257-62,