ABSTRACT: Paraesophageal hernias in children are rare, and can occur congenitally or be acquired. Acquired cases most often follow anti-gastroesophageal reflux surgery, or less commonly trauma. In children, elective repair is encouraged at the time of diagnosis to prevent future life-threatening complications.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||JAAPA : official journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants|
|State||Published - May 1 2021|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Nurse Assisting