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Can pressure overload cause sliding hiatal hernia? A case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9412919     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We describe a hiatal hernia of moderate size in a 31-year-old competitive bodybuilder to raise the question of whether such hernias are more likely in young elite resistance-trained athletes as a consequence of attempts to increase intra-abdominal pressure and thus decrease the strain on the lumbar spine.
R D Dickerman; W J McConathy; A B Smith
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical gastroenterology     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0192-0790     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Gastroenterol.     Publication Date:  1997 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-02-11     Completed Date:  1998-02-11     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7910017     Medline TA:  J Clin Gastroenterol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  352-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Medicine, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth 76107-2699, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Hernia, Hiatal / etiology*
Pressure / adverse effects*
Weight Lifting / injuries*

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