Figure 3. A-C: Computed tomography of the chest and abdomen showing giant esophageal hiatus hernia (stomach was herniated with omentum and the part of the colon) compressing the left ventricle from behind, while the left atrium was not compressed (A). LV: left ventricle, LA: left atrium, HS: herniated stomach


Syncope Due to Intracavitary Left Ventricular Obstruction Secondary to Giant Esophageal Hiatus Hernia

Kazuhito Hirata, Yuji Shimabukuro, Takanori Takahashi, Minoru Wake

American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2017, 5(4), 89-93 doi:10.12691/ajmcr-5-4-4