Supradiaphragmatic fundoplication. Long-term follow-up and analysis of complications.


Supradiaphragmatic fundoplication has been useful in patients with an acquired short esophagus since the inception of the Nissen technique. Recent reports documenting a large number of life-threatening complications in relatively small groups of patients prompted us to review the records of all patients with supradiaphragmatic fundoplication. Forty-four… (More)