8 doctors weighed in:

What is involved in hiatal hernia surgery?

8 doctors weighed in
6 doctors agree

In brief: 2 main parts

Though individual variations occur, the usual objectives include appropriate reapproximation of the diaphragm defect and some form of gastropexy - usually complete fundoplasty or partial.
If the defect is large or recurrent in nature, a mesh may be needed for repair.

In brief: 2 main parts

Though individual variations occur, the usual objectives include appropriate reapproximation of the diaphragm defect and some form of gastropexy - usually complete fundoplasty or partial.
If the defect is large or recurrent in nature, a mesh may be needed for repair.
Dr. George T Tsai
Dr. George T Tsai
Thank
Dr. Ly Phan
Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: General anesthesia

Dependending on symptoms and associated reflux or heartburn problem. Your surgeon csn fix hernia and perform stomach wrap to fix the heartburn problem. Expect to stay in hosp a day or so.

In brief: General anesthesia

Dependending on symptoms and associated reflux or heartburn problem. Your surgeon csn fix hernia and perform stomach wrap to fix the heartburn problem. Expect to stay in hosp a day or so.
Dr. Ly Phan
Dr. Ly Phan
Thank
Read more answers from doctors