Guidelines for the management of hiatal hernia

Geoffrey Paul Kohn, Raymond Richard Price, Steven R DeMeester, Jorg Zehetner, Oliver J Muensterer, Ziad Awad, Sumeet K Mittal, William S Richardson, Dimitrios Stefanidis, Robert D Fanelli

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The guidelines for the management of hiatal hernia are a series of systematically developed statements to assist physicians and patients decisions about the appropriate use of laparoscopic surgery for hiatal hernia. The statements included in this guideline are the product of a systematic review of published literature on the topic, and the recommendations are explicitly linked to the supporting evidence. The strengths and weaknesses of the available evidence are highlighted and expert opinion sought where the evidence is lacking.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4409 - 4428
Number of pages20
JournalSurgical Endoscopy
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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