Toupet fundoplication

Toupet fundoplication

(tū-pā'),
a partial posterior fundoplication, in which the stomach edge is secured to the esophagus; modifications of Toupet fundoplication are commonly used for laparoscopic fundoplication.

Tou·pet fun·do·pli·ca·tion

(tū'pā fŭn'dō-pli-kā'shŭn)
A partial posterior fundoplication, in which the stomach edge is secured to the esophagus; modifications of Toupet fundoplication are commonly used for laparoscopic fundoplication.

Toupet,

A., French surgeon.
Toupet fundoplication - a partial posterior fundoplication in which the stomach edge is secured to the esophagus.
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In general surgery, robotic systems have enhanced laparoscopic Heller myotomy, esophagectomy, pancreatectomy, pyloroplasty when performed at the time of antireflux surgery, and fashioning the posterior suture lines of Toupet fundoplication.
Methods: Data were collected prospectively on all patients undergoing laparoscopic myotomy and Toupet fundoplication during a 6-year period.
Fifty-three patients underwent laparoscopic myotomy with Toupet fundoplication (91%), and four had laparoscopic myotomy without a fundoplication (6%).
At this point the diaphragmatic hiatus is loosely closed, and a Toupet fundoplication is performed in standard fashion (Fig.
The procedure is known as the Toupet Fundoplication.