Single cannula technique and robotic telescopic assistance in infants and children who require laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication.

BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication (LNF) is being utilized more extensively in the management of symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux disease in infants and children. The traditional approach utilizes 5 3- to 5-mm cannulas for telescope and instrument access to the peritoneal cavity. The purpose of this study is to report the technique and… CONTINUE READING