WHAT IS HIATAL HERNIA?
Hiatal hernia is a condition in which part of your stomach or the entire stomach migrates from the abdominal cavity into the chest cavity through an enlarged opening in your diaphragm. Diaphragm is a thin muscle that separates your chest cavity from your abdominal cavity.
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF HIATAL HERNIA?
When you have a hiatal hernia, you can experience symptoms, like heartburn, difficulty swallowing, nausea and vomiting, dry cough, bad breath, hoarseness, asthma like symptoms.
MINIMALLY INVASIVE (ROBOTIC/LAPAROSCOPIC) SURGERY FOR HIATAL HERNIA?
With robotic or laparoscopic approach to hiatal hernia, we are able to move your stomach back into its normal position in the abdomen, tighten the enlarged opening in your diaphragm and restore normal function of your stomach. Surgical approach to hiatal hernia presents a definitive treatment as well as relief of symptoms associated with hiatal hernia.