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Hernia, Hiatal

"Hernia, Hiatal" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

STOMACH herniation located at or near the diaphragmatic opening for the ESOPHAGUS, esophageal hiatus. When the ESOPHAGOGASTRIC JUNCTION is above the DIAPHRAGM, it is called a SLIDING HIATAL HERNIA. When the ESOPHAGOGASTRIC JUNCTION is below the DIAPHRAGM, it is called a PARAESOPHAGEAL HIATAL HERNIA.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Hernia, Hiatal" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Hernia, Hiatal" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 49 publications over 20 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 2013
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