Nissen fundoplication(redirected from Nissen operation)
complete (360°) fundoplication; can be done through abdominal or thoracic approach; currently most often performed laparoscopically.
Synonym(s): Nissen operation
Nissen fundoplicationNeonatology 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 hiatal hernia repair
Nissen rib spreader