Ann Surg 2021 Feb 12. Epub 2021 Feb 12.
*Oesophagogastric Surgery Unit, Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park, South Australia, 5042, Australia †Department of Surgery, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, 3084, Australia ‡Discipline of Surgery, College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University, Bedford Park, South Australia, 5042, Australia §Upper Gastrointestinal Surgical Unit, Lyell McEwin Hospital, Elizabeth Vale, South Australia, 5112, Australia.
Objective: Determine the utility of routine esophagograms following hiatus hernia repair and its impact on patient outcomes.
Background: Hiatus hernia repairs are common. Early complications such as re-herniation, esophageal obstruction and perforation, although infrequent, incur significant morbidity. Read More