Hiatal Hernia Surgery Dubai (Simple & complex)

In the world of digestive health, hiatal hernias emerge as a common yet often misunderstood condition. 

This condition arises when a section of the stomach extends or protrudes through the diaphragm into the chest cavity, presenting a spectrum of cases from straightforward to more complex varieties where the whole of the stomach can go up into the chest and cause significant problems.

What is a Hiatal Hernia?

A hiatal hernia is a condition where a segment of the stomach protrudes into the chest cavity through the hiatus, an opening in the diaphragm.

The diaphragm is a large muscle that facilitates breathing and serves as the separation between the chest and abdominal cavities.

This type of hernia is most common in people over 50 years old and can cause Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). 

  There are different varieties of hiatal hernia ranging from something simple to complex large hernias in which the whole of the stomach has gone into the chest cavity and can cause significant problems including life-threatening complications.

What are the Symptoms of Hiatal Hernia?

While small hiatal hernias often go unnoticed, larger ones can lead to various symptoms, including

 If you suspect you have a hiatal hernia or are experiencing symptoms, it’s crucial to seek medical attention through a hernia specialist Dubai.

How is Hiatal Hernia Diagnosed?

A hiatal hernia is typically identified during diagnostic procedures investigating heartburn or upper abdominal pain. These include:

Diagnosis is crucial for determining appropriate treatment. If symptoms suggest a hiatal hernia, seek medical advice for an accurate evaluation and personalized care plan.

What is the Treatment of a Hiatal Hernia?

Most individuals with a hiatal hernia are asymptomatic and may not require treatment. 

If you experience symptoms like recurrent heartburn and acid reflux, you may need medication or hiatal hernia surgery 

Lifestyle Changes

Implementing lifestyle adjustments can aid in managing symptoms associated with a hiatal hernia and associated symptoms of reflux include:


If you experience heartburn and acid reflux, Dr. Balaji may recommend:


Surgical intervention may be considered in more severe cases or when conservative measures fail:

Contact Dr Balaji for Hiatal Hernia Treatment in Dubai.

For specialised and expert care for hiatal hernia, contact Dr. Balaji Nagammapudur, an esteemed hernia specialist in Dubai.

Renowned for his expertise in addressing oesophageal-related issues, Dr. Balaji brings a wealth of experience as a consultant surgeon. With a commitment to personalised and effective solutions, he offers tailored guidance and interventions to meet your unique needs.

 Contact Dr. Balaji for comprehensive care and expert management of the hiatal hernia in Dubai.

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