fundoplication

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fundoplication

 [fun″do-pli-ka´shun]
mobilization of the lower end of the esophagus and plication of the fundus of the stomach up around it, in the treatment of reflux esophagitis that may be associated with disorders such as hiatal hernia.

fun·do·pli·ca·tion

(fŭn'dō-pli-kā'shŭn),
Suture of the fundus of the stomach completely or partially around the gastroesophageal junction to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease; can be performed by open abdominal or thoracic operation, or a laparoscopic approach.
[fundus + L. plico, to fold]

fundoplication

/fun·do·pli·ca·tion/ (fun″do-plĭ-ka´shun) mobilization of the lower end of the esophagus and plication of the fundus of the stomach up around it.
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Nissen fundoplication for control of gastroesophageal reflux.

fundoplication

[fun′dəplikā′shən]
Etymology: L, fundus, bottom, plicare, to fold
a surgical procedure involving making tucks (plication) in the fundus of the stomach around the lower end of the esophagus. The operation is used in the treatment of gastroesophageal and paraesophageal hernias. See also plication.
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Nissen fundoplication for hiatal hernia

fundoplication

Surgery The operative revision of the esophagogastric junction to prevent gastroesophageal reflux, GERD and recurring lung aspiration of gastric content. See Gastroesophageal reflux disease, Nissen procedure.

fun·do·pli·ca·tion

(fŭn'dō-pli-kā'shŭn)
Suture of the fundus of the stomach around the esophagus to prevent reflux in repair of hiatal hernia.
[fundus + L. plico, to fold]

Fundoplication

A surgical procedure that increases pressure on the LES by stretching and wrapping the upper part of the stomach around the sphincter.
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fun·do·pli·ca·tion

(fŭn'dō-pli-kā'shŭn)
Suture of the fundus of the stomach completely or partially around the gastroesophageal junction to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease.

fundoplication

(fun´dōpləkā´shən),
n a surgical procedure involving making tucks in the fundus of the stomach around the inferior end of the esophagus. The operation is used in the treatment of gastric acid reflux into the esophagus.

fundoplication

mobilization of the lower end of the esophagus and plication of the fundus of the stomach up around it, in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Two modifications of this procedure are the Belsey and Nissen fundoplication techniques.
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He had a revision with an open Nissen procedure 2 months later and then a diaphragmatic hernia repair with cortex mesh the following month.
This is a big advantage over the Nissen procedure, which is complicated and difficult to revise.
The effectiveness of the Nissen procedure is highly dependent on surgeon skill, as the procedure is complicated, and effectiveness is reduced with inexperienced surgeons.
The TIF procedure, which emulates the gold-standard Nissen procedure, is based on many years of proven surgical concepts and techniques.
The effectiveness of the Nissen procedure is highly dependent on surgeon skill, since the procedure is complicated, and effectiveness can be only half as good with inexperienced surgeons.
These success rates are lower than those found with the Nissen procedure, which resolved GERD in 80% to 90% of cases (5, 6).
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