Hiatal Hernia   
  Laparoscopic Hiatal Hernia Repair.
  “Heartburn is a common problem in the Western world. Approximately 7% of the population experience symptoms of heartburn daily. An abnormal esophageal exposure to gastric juice is probably present in 20-40% of this population, meaning this people have GERD.”

Surgical Procedures  >  Hernias  >   Hiatal Hernia    


Sliding hernia: most people have no symptoms. When present its actually GERD giving its usual manifestations. Click here to learn more about GERD and Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery.

Paraesophageal and mixed hiatal hernia: they also often have no symptoms or only minimal symptoms. When present, can be the usual ones for GERD PLUS:

  • Vague abdominal discomfort
  • Fullness sensation after meals
  • Vomiting
  • Chest pain (because of the stomach entrapment in the esophageal hiatus)
  • Anemia (occasional)



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