Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication: preliminary report.

  title={Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication: preliminary report.},
  author={Bernard Dallemagne and Joseph Weerts and Constant Jehaes and Serge Markiewicz and Ray Lombard},
  journal={Surgical laparoscopy & endoscopy},
  volume={1 3},
Twelve patients presenting with symptomatic esophagitis associated with hiatal hernia and gastroesophageal reflux underwent operative management under laparoscopic guidance. The antireflux procedure employed was the Nissen fundoplication. The authors completed the operation laparoscopically in nine patients. Postoperatively, patients were evaluated with repeat fiberoptic endoscopy, esophageal manometry, and barium contrast studies. Postoperative results were considered excellent on the basis of… CONTINUE READING
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