Treatment of gastroesophageal reflux with a gastric tube cardioplasty.

  title={Treatment of gastroesophageal reflux with a gastric tube cardioplasty.},
  author={Oktay Mutaf and Adnan Abasiyanik and Irfan Nuri Karaca and Alparslan Arikan and Eduard Sol{\'e} Mir},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  volume={38 4},
PURPOSE Surgical control of gastroesophageal reflux (GER) is a challenging problem especially in neurologically impaired children and in acquired GER patients after caustic insult to the esophagus because of high failure rates of the classical antireflux procedures. A surgical technique has been designed to overcome this high relapse incidence. METHODS During the past 75 months, 39 children between 4 months and 14 years of age underwent a gastric tube cardioplasty fashioned from the lesser… CONTINUE READING