Case Reports in Cardiology / 2015 / Article / Fig 3

Case Report

A Large Intra-Abdominal Hiatal Hernia as a Rare Cause of Dyspnea

Figure 3

Transthoracic echocardiographic images of left atrial compression. Extrinsic compression to posterior wall of left atrium by hiatal hernia (red arrow). (a) Transthoracic echocardiographic view after fasting; (b) increased sol atrial compression on postprandial transthoracic echocardiography (red arrow); RV: right ventricle; LV: left ventricle; LA: left atrium.