Clin Surg | Volume 4, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Surgery for a Giant Incarcerated Para-esophageal Hiatal Hernia Causing Dysrhythmia: Case Report

Kerem Karaman*, Volkan Öter, Mehmet Aziret and Metin Ercan

Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Sakarya University Faculty of Medicine, Turkey

*Correspondance to: Kerem Karaman 

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Paraesophageal hernias is seldom founds which presenting symptoms challenging in a spectrum from non-specific symptoms such as heartburn and regurgitation to life threatening gastric volvulus or necrosis. These patients were often diagnosed by imaging investigations or endoscopy for unrelated reasons. Treatment of giant para-esophageal hernias is challenging. Debates continuous in selection of the treatment options whether these hernias require a surgical intervention -particularly- in asymptomatic patients. We are presenting a case with an incarcerated Type IV giant para-esophageal hernia having severe sleep-apnea, dysrhythmias and heartburn.


Paraesophageal hernia; Esophageal hiatus; Laparoscopic repair; Open repair; Mesh application


Karaman K, �ter V, Aziret M, Ercan M. Surgery for a Giant Incarcerated Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Causing Dysrhythmia: Case Report. Clin Surg. 2019; 4: 2381.

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