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
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Nissen fundoplication

Neonatology A laparoscopic procedure for treating reflux esophagitis and GERD. See Gastroesophageal reflux disease, Nissen fundoplication.
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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.
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Rudolf, Swiss surgeon, 1896-1981.
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The laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication is the standard operation for the surgical treatment of GERD.
The standard treatment for these patients is reduction of the hernia, often by Nissen fundoplication, and esophageal dilation if needed.
Anvari presented the 1-year results of the study, in which patients whose symptoms were controlled by long-term use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) were randomized to receive either continued PPI therapy or laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication.
The first published study of allergic eosinophilic esophagitis described 10 children who had been diagnosed with GERD and whose symptoms persisted despite separate treatments with five antireflux therapies, including Nissen fundoplication in six patients.
Vinson attempted to repair the hernia by performing a Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication (LNF)-an advanced form of laparoscopic surgery.
Now we are considering a laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication. (This is a surgical procedure in which a portion of the stomach is wrapped around the lower esophageal sphincter, creating a barrier that blocks the reflux of stomach contents into the esophagus.) Does anyone have experience with this procedure?
The patient's symptoms were poorly controlled with antireflux medication, and he was referred for laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication.
"Antireflux surgery took off in the 1990s, in large part because of the introduction of the laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication procedure," said Dr.
Q My daughter had a Nissen fundoplication at the age of nine months and had a gastrostomy tube (g-tube) placed at the same time.
COPENHAGEN -- The long-term efficacy and durability of laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication for refractory gastroesophageal reflux disease was similar to that of conventional surgery during 5 years of follow-up in 148 patients.
He ultimately underwent laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication, and his symptoms resolved completely.
The Zeus is one of two robotic surgery systems approved for general and laparoscopic surgery that have been used mainly for other procedures such as cholecystectomy or Nissen fundoplication. Dr.