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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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En cuanto a la hernia hiatal, clasicamente se ha clasificado en tres tipos: hernia hiatal tipo I, o por deslizamiento, en la que se presenta desplazamiento superior de la union esofagogastrica hacia el mediastino posterior; hernia hiatal tipo II o hernia paraesofagica, que se genera por desplazamiento superior del fondo gastrico, anterior y lateral al esofago, con la union esofagogastrica en su posicion intrabdominal normal, y la tipo III (mixto), donde hay desplazamiento superior de la union esofagogastrica y del fondo gastrico.
Gavaler, "Large hiatal hernias, anemia, and linear gastric erosion: studies of etiology and medical therapy," American Journal of Gastroenterology, vol.
"Heartburn, Hiatal Hernia, and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)." The National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, NIH).
Thus, instead of lost Gubarev's valve in 39 patients with GERD, associated with cardiac hiatal hernia, the valve was created under the esophageal-gastric junction in the posterior mediastinum.
(25) Other landmarks for the esophagus include (1) a double layer of the muscularis mucosa, which can be identified in up to 87% of patients with Barrett esophagus (24) but is found to be nonspecific for the esophagus because it is also seen in hiatal hernias and postradiation/sclerotherapy or biopsy (20); and (2) a multilayered epithelium, which is noted to be the precursor of CLE and Barrett esophagus and present only in the distal esophagus as a result of reflux-induced esophageal injury.
Several steps can be taken to prevent heartburn caused by a hiatal hernia.
En julio de 1981, Frei decidio operarse la hernia hiatal despues de reunirse con un grupo de medicos encabezados por su doctor de cabecera, Alejandro Goic.
The exact mechanisms for this potential relationship between hiatal hernia-acid reflux and atrial arrhythmias have not been previously explored.
Do not practice agni sara if you are pregnant, suffering from heart, nervous system, or respiratory ailments, or have glaucoma, hiatal hernia, or ulcers of the stomach or intestine.
Hiatal hernias occur when the upper stomach is pulled above the diaphragm.
Along with a history of gastric surgery, they also examined age, gender, ethnicity, cigarette smoking, alcohol consumption, and the presence of hiatal hernia (a condition in which a portion of the stomach protrudes upward into the chest through an opening in the diaphragm).
One had a small hiatal hernia (a sliding of the stomach above the diaphragm) and another duodenal stenosis (a narrowing of the duodenum--the first part of the small intestine).