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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Laparoscopic anterior gastropexy for type III/IV hiatal hernia in elderly patients

Age, year (range) 82 (74–86)
Sex, male/female 0/8
Hernia type (III/IV) 5/3
BMI, kg/m2 (range) 24.7 (14.6–25.8)
Lumbar kyphosis, n (%) 6 (75%)
Comorbidities, n (%)
 Hypertension 4 (50)a
 Coronary artery disease 2 (25)a
 Rheumatoid arthritis 1 (12.5)
 Abdominal aortic aneurysm 1 (12.5)a
 Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 1 (12.5)
Symptoms, n (%)
 Obstruction 8 (100)
 Vomiting 2 (25)
 Chest pain 2 (25)
 Heartburn 1 (12.5)
Morbidity period, month (range) 12 (6–36)
  1. aDuplicate complication