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Case Reports in Cardiology
Volume 2011, Article ID 560734, 2 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/560734
Case Report

Syncope Caused by Huge Hiatal Hernia

Intensive Care Unit and Cardiology Departments, British Hospital Montevideo, 2420 Avenue Italia, 11600 Montevideo, Uruguay

Received 19 June 2011; Accepted 18 July 2011

Academic Editors: R. Akdemir and T. Tak

Copyright © 2011 Gabriel Vanerio. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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