Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair After Esophagectomy: Technical Report and Lessons After a Series of Cases.
Introduction: Diaphragmatic hernia (DH) repair after esophagectomy is infrequent and technically challenging. Such hernias are mostly asymptomatic and have an estimated incidence of around 2.5%. Controversy continues over suture versus mesh cruroplasty. This article reports a series of cases and a description of the technique, showing this type of procedure being performed in the medical literature and its results.