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April 1982

Modified Anterior Crural Repair for Hiatal Hernia

Author Affiliations

From the Medical Center of Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Arch Surg. 1982;117(4):510-511. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1982.01380280088019

† Excellent relief from symptomatic hiatal hernia was obtained with a simple surgical procedure in which the two halves of the right crus were closed anterior to the esophagus, after which the lesser curvature of the gastric fundus was attached to this bed by the tails of same sutures.

(Arch Surg 1982;117:510-511)