fundoplication

fundoplication

 [fun″do-pli-ka´shun]
mobilization of the lower end of the esophagus and plication of the fundus of the stomach up around it, in the treatment of reflux esophagitis that may be associated with disorders such as hiatal hernia.

fun·do·pli·ca·tion

(fŭn'dō-pli-kā'shŭn),
Suture of the fundus of the stomach completely or partially around the gastroesophageal junction to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease; can be performed by open abdominal or thoracic operation, or a laparoscopic approach.
[fundus + L. plico, to fold]

fundoplication

/fun·do·pli·ca·tion/ (fun″do-plĭ-ka´shun) mobilization of the lower end of the esophagus and plication of the fundus of the stomach up around it.
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Nissen fundoplication for control of gastroesophageal reflux.

fundoplication

[fun′dəplikā′shən]
Etymology: L, fundus, bottom, plicare, to fold
a surgical procedure involving making tucks (plication) in the fundus of the stomach around the lower end of the esophagus. The operation is used in the treatment of gastroesophageal and paraesophageal hernias. See also plication.
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Nissen fundoplication for hiatal hernia

fundoplication

Surgery The operative revision of the esophagogastric junction to prevent gastroesophageal reflux, GERD and recurring lung aspiration of gastric content. See Gastroesophageal reflux disease, Nissen procedure.

fun·do·pli·ca·tion

(fŭn'dō-pli-kā'shŭn)
Suture of the fundus of the stomach around the esophagus to prevent reflux in repair of hiatal hernia.
[fundus + L. plico, to fold]

Fundoplication

A surgical procedure that increases pressure on the LES by stretching and wrapping the upper part of the stomach around the sphincter.
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fun·do·pli·ca·tion

(fŭn'dō-pli-kā'shŭn)
Suture of the fundus of the stomach completely or partially around the gastroesophageal junction to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease.

fundoplication

(fun´dōpləkā´shən),
n a surgical procedure involving making tucks in the fundus of the stomach around the inferior end of the esophagus. The operation is used in the treatment of gastric acid reflux into the esophagus.

fundoplication

mobilization of the lower end of the esophagus and plication of the fundus of the stomach up around it, in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Two modifications of this procedure are the Belsey and Nissen fundoplication techniques.
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Among their topics are fundoplication for gastroesophageal reflux disease, endoscopic therapy for Barrett's esophagus: who and how, whether there is a role for endoscopic therapy in achalasia, the minimally invasive management of benign esophageal tumors and cysts, and the contemporary management of iatrogenic and non-iatrogenic esophageal injuries.
She had an extensive past medical and surgical history pertinent for chronic abdominal pain, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), hiatal hernia, ventral incisional hernia status post Nissen fundoplication, and two revision fundoplication procedures with hiatal hernia repair with prosthetic mesh.
The surgeries include cleft palate procedure, polydactyly removal (an extra finger on her hand), fundoplication surgery to prevent stubborn heart burn, and peg tube surgery (percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy) where a tube was passed into the baby's stomach through the abdominal wall.
For example, NICE guidance on gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) considered whether laparoscopic fundoplication should be routinely offered to patients suffering from reflux.
With fundoplication lower rate of reflux on pH studies was seen as observed by Lyass et al13.
This variable pressure is a big advantage over the Nissen fundoplication, which creates a pseudoflap that isn't as yielding to intragastric pressure, Dr.
The gold standard in surgery for the treatment of GERD is Nissen Fundoplication.
3 Nissan fundoplication is the surgical gold standard treatment for GERD but is not commonly used due to complications related to surgery.
He had a history of laparoscopic fundoplication and myotomy for achalasia ten years ago.
The Linx Reflux Management System offers patients a clinically proven, safe, effective and durable alternative to the anatomy-altering Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication.
The patient also had a history of laryngopharyngeal reflux, which had been treated with pantoprazole and ranitidine and, ultimately, with Nissen fundoplication.
In recent years, several devices have been designed to perform a less invasive fundoplication during a routine upper endoscopy procedure.