Nissen fundoplication

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Nis·sen fundoplication

complete (360°) fundoplication; can be done through abdominal or thoracic approach; currently most often performed laparoscopically.
Synonym(s): Nissen operation

Nissen fundoplication

Neonatology A laparoscopic procedure for treating reflux esophagitis and GERD. See Gastroesophageal reflux disease, Nissen fundoplication.

Nis·sen fun·do·pli·ca·tion

(nis'en fŭn'dō-pli-kā'shŭn)
Complete (360°) surgery at the esophagogastric junction; can be done through abdominal or thoracic approach; currently most often performed laparoscopically.


Rudolf, Swiss surgeon, 1896-1981.
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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 gold standard in surgery for the treatment of GERD is Nissen Fundoplication.
A comparative trial of laparoscopic magnetic sphincter augmentation and Nissen fundoplication.
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.
A 74-year-old lady with history of GERD and hiatal hernia which was corrected 6 years ago by laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication, presented with dyspnea and cough.
She had a Nissen Fundoplication in 2011, which was repeated in January 2012, and she has required GJ feeds since June 2012.
Until fairly recently, our main option for treatment of GERD in this group of patients was Nissen fundoplication, a surgical procedure.
Rebecchi F, Giaccone C, Farinella E, Campaci R, Morino M; Randomize controlled trial of laproscopic Heller myotomy plus Dor fundoplication versus Nissen fundoplication for achalasia:long term results.
The patient had undergone a Nissen Fundoplication for what was presumed to be intractable GERD.
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