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Table 1 Cases with syncope due to a hiatal hernia

From: Postprandial cardiogenic syncope caused by gastric polyp-induced pyloric obstruction in an elderly woman with a giant hiatal hernia: a case report

Case First author (year) Age Sex Timing of syncope and accompanied symptoms Main inspection method Treatment
1 Akdemir (2001) 70 F 10–15 min after heavy meals X-ray, CT Nissen fundoplication
2 Maekawa (2002) 76 F Immediately after meals X-ray, CT Nissen fundoplication
3 Oishi (2004) 76 F Immediately after meals US, CT Not referred
4 Ker (2004) 64 M Severe chest pain After meals CT Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication
5 Karamitsos (2009) 82 F After meals US, CT Not referred
6 Vanerio (2011) 84 F After ingestion a carbonated soft drink CT Nissen fundoplication
7 Zwermann (2013) 53 M Chest discomfort CT Laparoscopic surgery
8 Gunaruman (2013) 86 F Nothing US, CT Adjustment of diet
9 Our case 82 F During and immediately after meals US, X-ray, CT Hiatal hernia radical operation