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Table 1 Reports of mesh-induced esophageal erosion after hiatal hernia repair

From: Late esophageal wall injury after mesh repair for large esophageal hiatal hernia: a case report

Author Year Sex Age Symptom Type of mesh Symptom onset after operation by mesh repair Place of complication   Removal of mesh Primary operation 2nd operation Mesh shape Fixing method Diagnostic method
Dutta[12] 2007 M 12 Dysphagia PTFE 9 years Esophagus Laparoscopic and endogastric mesh removal Yes Nissenfundplication Laparotomic Mesh repair A horseshoe Non-absorbable Endoscopy Esophagogram
Griffith [13] 2008 F 84 Dysphagia ePTFE 7 months Esophagus Esophageal stent NO Laparoscopic Nissenfundplication with mesh repair None - - Endoscopy
   F 66 Dysphagia ePTFE 12 months Esophagus Endoscopic removal Yes Laparoscopic Nissenfundplication with mesh repair None - - Endoscopy
   M 69 Dysphagia - 34 months Esophagus Laparoscopic mesh removal Yes Nissenfundplication with mesh repair None - - Endoscopy
Tatum [23] 2008 - 62 Epigastric pain, Dysphagia, Regurgitation PTFE 3 years EGJ Total gastrectomy Yes Primary crural closure Nissenfundplication with mesh repair - - Endoscopy
   - 65 Dysphagia PTFE 1 months Esophagus Surgical mesh removal Yes Laparoscopic Nissenfundplication with mesh repair None - - Esophagogram Manometry
Kepenekci[16] 2009 M 48 Dysphagia,Weight loss, in appetence Polypropylene 12 months Esophagus Distal esophagectomy Yes Laparoscopic antireflex surgery with mesh None Keyhole collar - Endoscopy Esophagogram
Hazebroek[17] 2009 F 80 Dysphagia, Regurgitation PTFE/ePTFE 4 months EGJ Laparotomy mesh removal Yes Nissenfundplication Mesh repair Heart shape Titanium helical screws. Endoscopy
Zugel[18] 2009 M 57 Aortal bleeding Mono phase 7 days Abdominal aorta Laparotomy vascular sutures No Laparoscopic mesh repair None - Hernia staplers Unknown
Holmstrom[15] 2011 M 53 Dysphagia, Wight loss PTFE/ePTFE 24 months Stomach Distal esophagectomy No Laparoscopic Nissenfundplication Nissenfundplication with mesh repair - Titanium staplers.  
Arroyo [21] 2011 F 71 Dysphagia, Weight loss ePTFE 2 years Esophagus Gastrostomy No Nissenfundplication with mesh repair None - - Endoscopy Esophagogram
De Moor [19] 2012 M 59 Dysphagia,Fever up Composite mesh 11 days Esophagus Laparotomy mesh removal No Laparoscopic mesh repair None - - Endoscopy Esophagogram CT
   F 58 Epigastric pain, Dysphgea Composite mesh 16 months Stomach Endoscopic removal Yes Laparoscopic Nissenfundplication with simple closure Laparoscopic mesh repair - Protack Endoscopy CT
   M 61 Dysphagia, Weight loss - 6 months Stomach Balloon dilation No Laparoscopic antireflex surgery None - - Endoscopy
Porziella [20] 2012 F 47 Dysphagia,Wight loss ePTFE - Stomach Endoscopic removal,surgial debridement Yes Laparoscopic Nissenfundplication - Dog shape - Endoscopy Esophagogram
Gandara [14] 2014 F 68 Dysphagia, PTFE/ePTFE 6 months EGJ Endoscopic removal Yes Laparoscopic Nissenfundplication with mesh repair None - - Endoscopy Esophagogram
Liang[22] 2015 M 81 Dysphagia, Regurgitation - 3 months Esophagus Laparoscopic mesh removal - Laparoscopic Nissenfundplication with mesh repair None - - Esophagogram CT Manometry
   F 59 Epigastric pain, Dysphgea PTFE/ePTFE 6 months Esophagus Laparoscopic mesh removal Yes Laparoscopic Nissenfundplication with mesh repair None - - Endoscopy
Our case 2012 F 71 Dysphagia,Heartburn PTFE/ePTFE 13 months Esophagus Esophagectomy Yes Laparoscopic Nissenfundplication with mesh repair None Round shape Non-absorbable Endoscopy Esophagogram CT
  1. CT computed tomography, M male, F female, PTFP polytetrafluoroethylene, ePTFP expanded polytetrafluoroethylene, EGJ esophagogastric junction, - unknown;