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Hiatal Hernia Summary

Description: STOMACH herniation located at or near the diaphragmatic opening for the ESOPHAGUS, esophageal hiatus. When the ESOPHAGOGASTRIC JUNCTION is above the DIAPHRAGM, it is called a SLIDING HIATAL HERNIA. When the ESOPHAGOGASTRIC JUNCTION is below the DIAPHRAGM, it is called a PARAESOPHAGEAL HIATAL HERNIA.

Also Known As: Hernia, Hiatal; Esophageal Hernia; Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia; Sliding Esophageal Hernia; Sliding Hiatal Hernia Show All >>

Networked: 743 relevant articles (25 outcomes, 61 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Hiatal Hernia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Polypropylenes (Polypropylene) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 13 results : IBA
  2. Proton Pumps (Proton Pump) : 1 outcome in 17 results : IBA
  3. Carbon Monoxide : 1 outcome in 8 results : IBA
  4. lansoprazole (Prevacid) : 1 outcome in 5 results : FDA 15 Generic
  5. rabeprazole (Aciphex) : 1 outcome in 3 results : FDA 4
  6. Glucagon (Glukagon) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 4
  7. Baclofen : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 31 Generic
  8. prednylidene (Pred) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  9. Barium : 12 studies in 58 results : IBA
  10. Proton Pump Inhibitors : 3 studies in 15 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Hiatal Hernia

  1. Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  2. Hernia (Hernias)
  3. Esophagitis
  4. Barrett Esophagus (Barrett's Esophagus)
  5. Peptic Esophagitis (Reflux Esophagitis)
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Key Therapies for Hiatal Hernia

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  1. Fundoplication : 10 outcomes 16 studies in 247 results
  2. Gastrectomy : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 49 results
  3. Prostheses and Implants (Prosthesis) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 30 results
  4. Vagotomy : 1 outcome 3 studies in 22 results
  5. Argon Plasma Coagulation : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result
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