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International Journal of Frontiers in Medicine, 2021, 3(1); doi: 10.25236/IJFM.2021.030105.

Advances in Non-Operative Treatment of Hiatal Hernia


Shiyu Peng, Zhimin Hu, and Feng Gao*

Corresponding Author:
Feng Gao

Xinjiang People's Hospital, Urumqi, Xinjiang Province, China

*Corresponding author: xjgf@sina.com


Hiatal hernia is a disease of abdominal organs (mainly stomach) entering the thoracic cavity through the hiatus of the diaphragm. It is often seen in patients with obesity and long-term elevated abdominal pressure. It is easy to be misdiagnosed as heart, lung and chest diseases. In recent years, due to the improvement of living standards, more and more obese patients are suffering from obesity, and the pressure of work and life is increasing. With the improvement of diagnosis and treatment technology such as endoscopy and angiography, the incidence of obesity is gradually increasing in recent years. Because the surgical treatment is still in the initial stage and there are many postoperative complications, it is necessary to study the non-surgical treatment of esophageal hiatal hernia. After data investigation, this paper discusses the western medicine treatment of esophageal hiatal hernia and traditional Chinese medicine treatment of esophageal hiatal hernia, and summarizes and discusses various non-surgical treatment methods on the basis of the original data. The results showed that the non-surgical treatment of hiatal hernia in China is still in its infancy, but there are many research results, especially the method of combining traditional Chinese and Western medicine in the treatment of hiatal hernia is worthy of promotion.


Esophageal Hiatal Hernia, Non-surgical Treatment, Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine, Research Progress

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Shiyu Peng, Zhimin Hu, Feng Gao. Advances in Non-Operative Treatment of Hiatal Hernia. International Journal of Frontiers in Medicine (2021), Vol. 3, Issue 1: 25-30. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFM.2021.030105.


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