Nissen fundoplication

(redirected from Nissen fundoplication surgery)

Nis·sen fundoplication

(nis'ĕn),
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.

Nissen,

Rudolf, Swiss surgeon, 1896-1981.
Nissen forceps
Nissen fundoplication
Nissen gastrectomy
Nissen hiatal hernia repair
Nissen operation
Nissen procedure
Nissen rib spreader
Nissen suture
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Patients with upright, supine, or bipositional gastroesophageal reflux disease all improve similarly on 24-hour pH testing and manometry scores after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication surgery, reported Dr.
Positioning the 360-degree wrap below the diaphragmatic hiatus can avoid gas-tropericardial fistula, an occasional late complication of laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication surgery in patients with unre-paired hiatal hernias.