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The diagnosis of hiatal hernia was made if gastric folds were observed to extend at least 2 cm above the hiatus during respirations.
This patient also underwent TNE, which detected several inflamed and enlarged gastric folds at the gastroesophageal junction (figure, C).
If these sissies see thickened gastric folds in the stomach on an upper GI study, they'll put in the body of the report that there are thickened gastric folds and then put it again in the conclusion without having the guts to say why.