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Tou·pet

(tū-pā'),
A., French surgeon. See: Toupet fundoplication.
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Long-term outcome of laparoscopic nissen, toupet, and thai antireflux procedures for neurologically normal children with gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Long-term outcome of laparoscopic nissen and toupet fundoplication in normal and neurologically impaired children.
Toupet fundoplication for gastroesophageal reflux in childhood.
Complication Rates of Fundoplication Surgery Postoperative Recurrence Repeat Surgical complications Rates Intervention Nissen 4% to 22% 3% to 46% 2% to 14% Toupet 3% to 8% 1 % to 25% ~2%
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.
Treatment with the Toupet wrap means an earlier hospital discharge--an average of 24 to 72 hours after surgery--and patients can return to full activity within 12 days.