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What is involved in hiatal hernia surgery?
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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
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Dr. Ly Phan
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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
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