Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, February 1st, 2010
"The severity of reflux symptoms and obesity is associated with a decreased quality of life. In this article, we report a novel approach to the treatment of morbid obesity and hiatus hernia in a 36-year-old female with a BMI of 40 kg/m(2) who failed the conservative treatment," wrote V. Korwar and colleagues, Royal Hospital.
The researchers concluded: "A laparoscopic hiatal repair,...
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