Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: an Alternative for Recurrent Paraesophageal Hernia in Obese Patients. Cuenca-Abente F et al. 2006;10:86-89 • Cuenca-Abente et al describe their management of a case in which the work up of a morbidly obese, 70-year-old female revealed a recurrent large paraesophageal hernia. They report that a laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy may be a useful alternative to fundoplication or gastropexy in the treatment of obese patients with complex paraesophageal hernias.
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