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Role of Laparoscopy in the Management of Giant Hiatal Hernia

Sajal Kumar

Citation Information : Kumar S. Role of Laparoscopy in the Management of Giant Hiatal Hernia. World J Lap Surg 2008; 1 (2):40-43.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10007-1059

Published Online: 01-12-2010

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2008; The Author(s).



Traditionally repair of giant paraesophageal hernia has been performed through open laparotomy or thoracotomy, with the advent of laparoscopy, nowadays giant hiatal hernia are performed with laparoscopy.

Saveral recent reports have shown that laparoscopic repair of paraesophageal hiatal hernia is feasibadle and effective, obtaining comparative result to open surgery.2

Material and method

A review of article was done through the internet using search engine Google, high wire press springerlink pubmed through the internet facility available in laparoscopy hospital in Delhi.—using

About 3500 articles available on the net, only selected article were screened for further reference. Operative procedure selected only from the center, where the study was done, are specialized in laparoscopic surgery.

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