A retroflexed view of a hiatal hernia. (Esophagoscopy Clinic).
Twenty-four-hour dual-probe pH testing revealed severe proximal and distal acid exposure (figure, B), which was probably the cause of the patient's heartburn and cough. The patient underwent a laparoscopic reduction of the hernia and a Nissen fundoplication.
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|Author:||Koufman, James A.|
|Publication:||Ear, Nose and Throat Journal|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Mar 1, 2003|
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