Illustration of a stomach and esophagus
Illustration of a small hiatal hernia
Illustration of a large hiatal hernia
Client requested anatomically precise illustration. Final image was reviewed and approved by Board certified pathologist and clinical surgeon, and reproduces critical features of peritoneal reflection and stomach and esophagus anatomy, including appropriate cone of adipose tissue around the abdominal esophagus and mucosal transition between squamous and columnar, correct His angle and rugal folds, proper size of the walls of upper and low esophageal sphincter.
Illustration of hernia was used as part of article: “The relationship between hiatal hernias and GERD” by Dr. Dengler, November 14, 2012
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