What is the difference between Hiatus Hernia and Hiatal Hernia


Oct 17, 07 What is the difference between Hiatus Hernia and Hiatal Hernia

It looks like lots of people confuse what is Hiatus and what is Hiatal Hernia. Hiatus is translated from Latin as hole and in medicine it means a hole in diaphragm. When part of stomach moves through this hole it is called Hiatal Hernia (because it moves through Hiatus).

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