Yes. There is an extremely small chance that at the time of the surgery, we don’t see a hernia. And then later on a couple of months or years after the surgery, you find out you have a hernia. It’s very rare. If you have a hernia, we’re going to see it and the best thing is to repair it at the same time.
- How common are hiatal hernias?
- What surgical procedure is used to repair a hiatal hernia? Fundoplication?
- If I have a hiatal hernia, why must it be repaired during the procedure?
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