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hiatus

A break or gap. In discussions of land, an area of land that lies between two parcels but appears from legal descriptions and public records to not be a part of either.

Example: A parcel 1,000 feet by 1,000 feet has been divided. In writing the deeds, though, parcel C's description started at the southeast corner and proceeded northward only 495 feet rather than the full 500 feet necessary to meet the boundary with parcel B. The missing 5 feet is the hiatus. A court might hold that property C's grantor still owns the 5-foot parcel, or it might reform the deed, or it might find that the owner of parcel B adversely possessed the 5-foot parcel.

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This study highlights the possibility of complete transmural migration of mesh after multiple hiatal hernia repairs.
Lifestyle measures also can help relieve the heartburn that may accompany a hiatal hernia.
Laparoscopic repair of hiatal hernia and GERD is known to be as a safe procedure.
chest pain and dysphagia), HH with severe esophagitis, and types II, III, and IV HH might require surgical intervention which includes reduction of the hernia, closure of the hiatal defect, and antireflux procedure.
La hernia hiatal grande y las lesiones de Cameron son 2 causas de anemia por perdidas gastrointestinales, erosiones o ulceras lineales en la mucosa gastrica, que se localizan en el hiato diafragmatico en pacientes que sufren de hernia hiatal [1-3].
However, in our patient group, despite the severity of anaemia, patients experienced symptoms for a median duration of 1 year before being referred to surgical services for a hiatal repair.
If you have a small hiatal hernia, you may not have any symptoms, but a large hiatal hernia can allow food and acid to back up into your esophagus, leading to heartburn.
One advantage of fundoplication is that a hiatal hernia can be corrected at the same time.
The inter-relationship between gastro-oesophageal reflux and hiatal hernia remains unresolved, though an association has been reported between them.
Gastric volvulus--a torsional twisting of the stomach--is an underrecognized complication of hiatal hernia.
Gastric volvulus - a torsional twisting of the stomach - is an underrecognized complication of hiatal hernia.
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