repair of hiatus hernia; anchoring the esophagogastric junction within the abdomen by attaching it to the median arcuate ligament.
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A surgical procedure to prevent esophageal reflux.
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Hill op·er·a·tion(hil op-ĕr-ā'shŭn)
Repair of hiatus hernia; narrowing the esophagogastric junction and attaching it to the right medial arcuate ligament.
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Hill,Lucius, U.S. thoracic surgeon, 1921–.
Hill operation - repair of hiatus hernia.
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