What is a hiatus hernia?

Answer A hiatal hernia means that part of your stomach has bulged up through your diaphragm. This can cause pain about halfway up the trunk in front. Here's a good webpage on what it looks like, the symp... Read More »

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How can a abdominal ventral hernia repair with a mesh end up with a hernia in ur stomack?

Only your doctor can tell if it is the same hernia or not. I would doubt that it is. When the muscle wall is weak that is when you get hernias. It may be that another section of the wall has a... Read More »

What is the difference between a hiatal hernia and an abdominal hernia?

different from abdominal hernias in that it is not visible on the outside of the body. With a hiatal hernia, the stomach bulges upward through the

What is hiatus or and how do you get there?

Hey!Hiatus means "a small break." Not everyone on Fancfiction says that, the one who does are the author that has put the story on hold for an (often) undetermined amount of time. You can't get on ... Read More »

What does the term"patulous hiatus"mean?

Patulous hiatus is a term describing a type of hiatal hernia, which happens when part of the stomach pushes up through the diaphragm. Patulous means "widened," and the hiatus is a small opening in ... Read More »