A hiatus hernia or hiatal hernia is the protrusion (or herniation) of the upper part
of the stomach into the chest cavity through the esophageal hiatus because of a ...
Aug 27, 2015 ... WebMD explains how to recognize and treat hiatal hernias and explains the
types including sliding and paraesophageal hernias.
A hiatal hernia occurs when part of your stomach pushes upward through your
diaphragm. Your diaphragm normally has a small opening (hiatus) through which
Aug 8, 2016 ... Hiatal hernia is caused by obesity, being pregnant, age, or thinning of the
phrenoesophageal membrane. There are generally no symptoms of ...
Learn about hiatal hernias from the Cleveland Clinic. Find out about what a hiatal
hernia is, its symptoms, treatment using surgery & more.
Sep 26, 2015 ... A hiatal hernia occurs when the upper part of your stomach pushes up through
your diaphragm and into your chest region. The diaphragm is a ...
Hiatal hernia is a condition in which part of the stomach extends through an
opening of the diaphragm into the chest. The diaphragm is the sheet of muscle
Hiatus hernia is the term used to describe a condition where part of the stomach
pushes up into the lower chest. Symptoms of a hiatus hernia include...
Dec 17, 2015 ... Hiatal hernia is a condition in which the upper portion of the stomach protrudes
into the chest cavity through an opening of the diaphragm ...
Learn about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis & treatment of Esophageal and
Swallowing Disorders from the Home Version of the Merck Manuals.