fundoplication

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

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.
Mentioned in: Heartburn

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.
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McColgan was one of the first surgeons to perform laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic nissen fundoplication, and laparoscopic gastric bypass in the Southern California area.
(1) Medical treatment may fail in some NI children and ultimately those with severe manifestations of recurrent pulmonary aspirations or failure to thrive do require anti-reflux surgery, fundoplication. (1)
Fundoplication is a procedure in which the surgeon wraps the top of the stomach around the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) to tighten the LES and prevent reflux.
To Get Sample Copy of Report, Click here @ https://www.mrrse.com/sample/19419 The treatment devices as a segment of gastroesophageal reflux disease devices market include surgical endostapler gastroesophageal reflux disease devices, fundoplication gastroesophageal reflux disease devices, sphincter augmentation gastroesophageal reflux disease devices and radiofrequency ablation gastroesophageal reflux disease devices.
Luke's Medical Center and Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children are proud to offer adolescent and pediatric robotic procedures for the following conditions: Appendectomy, Intestinal resection, Choledochal Cyst, Cholecystectomy, Splenectomy, Partial Splenectomy, Adrenalectomy, Nissen Fundoplication, Heller Myotomy, Pyloroplasty, Intestinal Resection, Ileostomy, Colon Resection, Colectomy with Pull Through, Correction of Malrotation and Ovarian Cyst Removal.
Hackensack University Medical Center is offering a new procedure called Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication that is performed without laparoscopy or open abdominal incisions.
All patients had severe symptoms that were resistant to high-dose proton-pump inhibitor therapy and had been referred for consideration of fundoplication. Scintigraphy was used to prospectively evaluate extra-oesophageal refluxate and the possibility of pulmonary aspiration of refluxate.
Effects of preoperative endoscopic pneumatic balloon dilatation on postoperative achalasia symptoms after Heller esophageal myotomy plus Dor fundoplication
She had previously undergone Nissen fundoplication for severe reflux and inability to tolerate anti-reflux medications.
The MUSE procedure, currently covered under a CMS Category I CPT Code of 43210 for Transoral Fundoplication procedures, took effect in 2016, with updated coding and payment information posted by the Federal Register in January of 2018.
The device comes equipped with an ultrasonic sight and range finder and a micro ScoutCam CMOS camera, enabling a single physician to perform an incisionless transoral fundoplication -- the procedure intended to treat the anatomical cause of GERD, commonly known as acid reflux.
WASHINGTON--Less than a quarter of patients with heartburn that appears refractory to proton pump inhibitor treatment truly have reflux-related, drug-refractory heartburn with a high symptom--related probability, but patients who fall into this select subgroup often have significant symptom relief from surgical fundoplication, based on results from a randomized, multicenter, Department of Veterans Affairs study with 78 patients.

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