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Revista Cubana de Medicina Militar

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CASTELLANOS SUAREZ, Jesús; VALLS FIGUEROA, Carmen Teresa  and  SANCHEZ TORRES, Odalis. Paraesophageal hernia with gastric volvulus. Rev Cub Med Mil [online]. 2016, vol.45, n.4, pp.1-7. ISSN 0138-6557.

The hiatal hernia type IV is the weirdest. It can be treated abdominal or thooracic via using lowest invasive laparoscopic surgery. 67 years old patient, famela, who was suffring from postprandial vomiting, affecting her nutritional condition.Patient gets to emergency suffering from light dehydration. An upper digestive panendoscopy is done.Diagnosis: Paraesophageal hernia in intrathoracic stomach the medical examinationwas complemented with a esophagus - gastorduodenal study, assuring the gastric volvulus axial- organ diagnosis. The case is analyzed by medical team and patient was treather surgically through laparoscopic surgery. Patient improved satisfactorily.

Keywords : Gastric volvulus; hiatal hernia; laparoscopic surgery.

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