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Hiatal Hernia Complications

Hiatal Hernia Complications: Complications of hiatal hernia repair include bleeding, infection, injury to other
structures, such as the stomach or any organ in the abdomen, and anesthetic
complications. Rarely patients may experience air trapped around the lung (as part of the operation involves the chest) called a pneumothorax. This may require in hospital monitoring or a drain to be placed to remove the air.

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