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Struggling with a Gastric Volvulus Secondary to a Type IV Hiatal Hernia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20981251     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Type IV hiatal hernias are characterized by herniation of the stomach along with associated viscera such as the spleen, colon, small bowel, and pancreas through the esophageal hiatus. They are relatively rare, representing only about 5%-7% of all hernias, and can be associated with severe complications. We report a 71-year-old veteran wrestler who presented to our department with a type IV paraesophageal hernia containing a gastric volvulus and treated successfully with emergency operation.
Authors:
Dafnomilis George; Pappas V Apostolos; Panoutsopoulos Athanasios; Lagoudianakis E Emmanuel; Koronakis E Nikolaos; Panagiotopoulos Nikolaos; Seretis Charalampos; Karanikas George; Manouras J Andreas
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-10-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Case reports in medicine     Volume:  2010     ISSN:  1687-9635     ISO Abbreviation:  Case Rep Med     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-28     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2013-02-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101512910     Medline TA:  Case Rep Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  257497     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Surgical Department, Argos General Hospital, 21200 Argos, Greece.
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