Collis gastroplasty

Col·lis gas·tro·plas·ty

(kol'is),
a technique for lengthening a "short" esophagus; a full-thickness incision of the gastric cardia is made parallel to the lesser curvature, usually with a staple line to lengthen the esophagus by making a tube of the upper part of the stomach.

Collis,

John Leighton, English thoracic surgeon, 1911–.
Collis antireflux operation
Collis forceps
Collis gastroplasty - a technique for lengthening the esophagus.
Collis mouth gag
Collis repair
Collis spirometer
Collis technique
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2] endarterectomy and coronary X X artery bypass grafting Combined balloon angioplasty and coronary artery X X bypass grafting Management of concomitant carotid and coronary X X artery disease Collis gastroplasty and Belsey hiatal hernia X repair for recurrent hiatal hernia and gastroesophageal reflux Collis gastroplasty and Belsey hiatal hernia X X repair for routine hiatal hernia and gastroesophageal reflux Diversion and exclusion for esophageal perforation X X Management of esophageal-respiratory fistula X Thoracic outlet syndrome: primary operation X Thoracic outlet syndrome: reoperations X X Operations for Paget-Schroetter syndrome X X * All were done by Drs.
He trained generations of registrars in his methods, but it was his procedure for repairing the oesophagus - the Collis gastroplasty - which secured his international reputation.