Laparoscopic Nissen-Rossetti fundoplication. First results.

  title={Laparoscopic Nissen-Rossetti fundoplication. First results.},
  author={Eric Fontaumard and Phillipe Espalieu and Jean Boulez},
  journal={Surgical endoscopy},
  volume={9 8},
From January 1992 to July 1994, 148 patients with symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux and/or hiatal hernia underwent Nissen-Rossetti fundoplication by a laparoscopic approach. There was no conversion and no postoperative death. The main intraoperative complications were hemorrhage (n = 12), pleural opening (n = 5), and gastric perforation (seromuscular effraction) (n = 1). Laparoscopic reoperation was necessary in two patients as a result of bleeding, and there were two cases of food impaction… CONTINUE READING
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