Medical Definition of Sliding hiatal hernia

1. Axial hernia, concentric hernia, 99% of hiatal hernias, portion of peritoneal sac forms part of wall of hernia, aetiology: rupture of phrenicoesophageal membrane due to repetitive stretching with swallowing, incidence: increases with age Findings: UGI, epiphrenic bulge, distance between B ring and hiatal margin greater than 2cm, tortuous oesophagus, gastroesophageal reflux, greater than 6 thick gastric folds within suprahiatal pouch, CT, dehiscence of diaphragmtic crura greater than 15 mm, pseudomass within/above distal oesophagus, fat (omemtum) surrounding distal oesophagus (12 Dec 1998)



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