Radiological Case: Complete Gastric Transmural Migration of a Prosthetic Hiatal Hernia

Brian Berg; Ryan Cobb, MD; Kyle Panzer; Benjamin Powers, MD; Sonia Gupta, MD; Tejas Patel, MD


Appl Radiol. 2018;47(1) 

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While mesh repair for hiatal hernia may be indicated for treatment of a symptomatic hiatal hernia, this case report highlights a lesser known and documented cause of morbidity may arising from a Nissen fundoplication using mesh. CT of the abdomen with contrast is a useful imaging modality for the possible diagnosis of transluminal mesh migration, and perhaps, the utilization of negative enteric contrast may aid in the diagnosis.