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Hiatal hernia

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Musbahi A, Mahawar K. Hiatal hernia.

Br J Surg 2023; 110: 401-402.

The surgical literature suggests surgery for hiatus hernia has a high rate of recurrence with time (around one third), and improved quality of life in only three quarters of patients.

Comment: This short article suggests the outcomes of surgery for this condition are questionable particularly in the long term. Discuss!


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