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Is GERD severity affected by the size of Hiatal Hernias?


Hiatal Hernia (HH) is associated with GERD; however, the effect of HH size on severity of GERD have previously not been established. A study with 897 patients was conducted to evaluate the relationship between HH size and the severity of GERD.

Larger HHs, Particularly ≥2 cm Are Associated With More Severe GERD Parameters.

GERD: Gastroesophageal reflux disease; HH: Hiatal Hernia


Shahsavari D, Smith MS, Malik Z, Parkman HP. Hiatal hernias associated with acid reflux:
size larger than 2 cm matters. Dis Esophagus. 2022 Jan 22:doac001. doi: 10.1093/dote/doac001.