The Saudi German Hospital, Riyadh, end the patient suffering from difficulty breathing as a result of reflux esophagus
The Department of General and Laparoscopic Surgery at the Saudi German Hospital in Riyadh recently managed to end the suffering of a patient with difficulty of breathing due to GERD.
The patient had attended the general surgery and endoscopy department of the hospital, suffering from a chronic feeling of acid reflux and difficulty breathing, and the patient had been subjected to drug therapy for a year before and did not respond, and he also underwent the same operation in another hospital without any improvement
After the patient's examination by doctors of the Department of General Surgery and Endoscopy and doing upper GI endoscope and barium swallow study , the investigation showed the presence of reflux in the esophagus and a huge hernia of the diaphragm, which caused the stomach to go up into the chest, which causes chest tightness and difficulty of breathing, which necessitated the report of performing the surgery, then the patient was Prepared for the surgery and performed the operation, after which the diaphragmatic hernia repair was performed, and the stomach fixed by laparoscope and returned to normal conditions. His suffering ended with dyspnea and esophageal reflux, after which the patient was discharged from the hospital in good health without any complications.
It is worth mentioning that the general surgery department of the hospital is considered one of the most distinguished departments in advanced endoscopic surgery, repair of all types of hernia laparoscopically, and eradication of tumors of the upper GI tract and rectal tumors with surgical endoscope due to its huge potential at the level of medical cadres, supported by the latest specialized medical devices and tools In the field of laparoscopic surgery