Collis-Nissen fundoplication

Collis-Nissen fundoplication

(kol'is nis'ĭn),
operation for fundoplication in the presence of a shortened esophagus; the esophagus is lengthened by tubular stapling of the gastric cardia, and the fundoplication is then performed around this neo-esophagus.

Col·lis-Nis·sen fun·do·pli·ca·tion

(kol'is-nis'en fŭn'dō-pli-kā'shŭn)
Operation for fundoplication in the presence of a shortened esophagus; the esophagus is lengthened by tubular stapling of the gastric cardia, and the fundoplication is then performed around this neoesophagus.
Synonym(s): Collis-Belsey fundoplication.
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