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hi·a·tus

 (hī-ā′təs)
n. pl. hi·a·tus·es or hiatus
1. A gap or interruption in space, time, or continuity; a break: "We are likely to be disconcerted by ... hiatuses of thought" (Edmund Wilson).
2. Linguistics A slight pause that occurs when two immediately adjacent vowels in consecutive syllables are pronounced, as in reality and naive.
3. Anatomy A separation, aperture, fissure, or short passage in an organ or body part.

[Latin hiātus, from past participle of hiāre, to gape.]

hi·a′tal (-āt′l) adj.

hi•a•tal

(haɪˈeɪ tl)
adj.
of, pertaining to, or involving a hiatus.
[1905–10]
Translations

hiatal

adj hiatal, de hiato
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Teniendo en cuenta el hallazgo endoscopico de la hernia hiatal gigante, se le realizo una nueva endoscopia de via digestiva alta, para asi lograr un adecuado tiempo de visualizacion y relajacion de pliegues gastricos, que documentan presencia de ulceras de Cameron con sangrado en capa, no susceptibles de manejo endoscopico.
Although the association between Cameron lesions and hiatal hernias is well described [14,15], the pathophysiological mechanisms underlying these lesions remain unclear.
There is no doubt that the presence of hiatal hernia contributes to the occurrence of gastroesophageal reflux, which can lead to erosive esophagitis and Barrett's esophagus.
Many people with GERD also suffer from a hiatal hernia, which means that part of the stomach is sticking up through the diaphragm into the esophagus.
Acid reflux is also more common in patients who have a hiatal hernia, which means the stomach's normal position has shifted upward so that part of it is in the chest.
It is essential to include the stomach and duodenum in the study to exclude associated conditions such as reflux oesophagitis and hiatal hernia.
NEW ORLEANS -- Think "chronic gastric volvulus" when a patient with a history of hiatal hernia presents with nonspecific symptoms such as difficulty in swallowing food and uncomfortable fullness after eating.
NEW ORLEANS - Think chronic gastric volvulus when a patient with a history of hiatal hernia presents with nonspecific symptoms such as difficulty in swallowing food and uncomfortable fullness after eating.
VG is absent in people with hiatal hernia and congenital short esophagus.
[28] reported that hiatal hernia, in combination with other reflux conditions and symptoms, was associated strongly with the risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma.
Current concepts in the management of paraesophageal hiatal hernia.
The subsequent hiatal hernia formation has become a growing problem in industrialized countries.