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A., French surgeon. See: Toupet fundoplication.
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The Toupet wrap is an improved version of an existing procedure that has been used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
The Toupet wrap uses the muscle of the fundus to bolster the weakened spontaneous movement of the lower esophagus, which normally expands when a person swallows and tightens afterwards.
Fifty-three patients underwent laparoscopic myotomy with Toupet fundoplication (91%), and four had laparoscopic myotomy without a fundoplication (6%).