Hiatal Hernia

Posted On 2021-01-11 17:01:02

The current management of a hiatal hernia varies widely across practices, and finding a clear consensus continues to prove difficult. Surgical specialty, surgeon-specific training, and the variety of ways a hiatal hernia may present are among the various factors that cause confusion. This text was created to cover all aspects of the management of hiatal hernias by experts in the field of esophageal diseases.

The current state of hiatal hernia management
Steven G. Leeds, Lee L. Swanström

Review Article
Hiatal hernia, lower esophageal sphincter and their combined effect on the natural history of gastroesophageal reflux disease: implications for surgical therapy
Carlo Alberto Manzo, Emanuele Asti, Luigi Bonavina

The relationship of hiatal hernia and gastroesophageal reflux symptoms—two-sphincter hypothesis: a review
Weston G. Andrews, Brian E. Louie

Optimal workup for a hiatal hernia
Giovanni Guglielmo Laracca, Andrea Spota, Silvana Perretta

High-resolution manometry findings with hiatus hernia
Peter J. Kahrilas

Flexible endoscopy and hiatal hernias
Andreas Hennig, Ashwin A. Kurian

Approaches to anti-reflux surgery: laparoscopic, robotic, and endoscopic
Bradley S. Kushner, William D. Gerull, Eileen R. Smith, Michael M. Awad

Approach to the redo paraesophageal hernia
Julie L. Holihan, Melissa M. Felinski, Todd D. Wilson, Kulvinder S. Bajwa, Shinil K. Shah, Erik B. Wilson

Which hiatal hernia’s need to be fixed? Large, small or none?
Colin P. Dunn, Tanu A. Patel, Nikolai A. Bildzukewicz, Justin R. Henning, John C. Lipham

Atypical and typical manifestations of the hiatal hernia
Matthew L. Goodwin, Jennifer M. Nishimura, Desmond M. D’Souza

Asymptomatic intrathoracic stomach: elective repair versus watchful waiting
Jenny M. Shao, Sharbel A. Elhage, Paul D. Colavita

Who should be repairing these hernias? Level of expertise?
Elisa Furay, Stephanie Doggett, Francis P. Buckley III

Alternatives to hiatal hernia repair for the high-risk patient
Harry J. Wong, Michael B. Ujiki

Complex and acute paraesophageal hernias—type IV, strangulated, and irreducible
George N. Baison, Ralph W. Aye

After the hiatal hernia repair: fundoplication, yes or no? Partial or complete?
Luis Serrano, Adham R. Saad, Christopher DuCoin, Vic Velanovich

Techniques for closing the hiatus: mesh, pledgets and suture techniques
Lauren Zammerilla Westcott, Marc A. Ward

The short esophagus—lengthening techniques
Reginald C. W. Bell, Katherine Freeman

To mesh or not to mesh for hiatal hernias: what does the evidence say
Colette S. Inaba, Brant K. Oelschlager

Postoperative diet, activity, and optimal long-term follow-up
Andrew S. Kastenmeier

Management of complications after paraesophageal hernia repair
Abraham J. Botha, Francesco Di Maggio

The series “Hiatal Hernia” was commissioned by the editorial office, Annals of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery without any sponsorship or funding. Steven G. Leeds and Lee L. Swanström are serving as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.