Transabdominal Fundoplication (Nissen)

  • Jameson L. Chassin

Abstract

Reflux esophagitis without good response to medical therapy, whether or not an anatomical hiatus hernia is present. If a previous operation has been performed at the esophagogastric junction for reflux, a transthoracic or thoracoabdominal approach is preferred. (For a discussion of alternative operations for reflux esophagitis, see Chap. 66.)

Keywords

Reflux Esophagitis Esophagogastric Junction Gastric Fundus Splenic Injury Short Gastric Vessel 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jameson L. Chassin
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    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.New York University School of MedicineUSA
  2. 2.Booth Memorial Medical CenterFlushingUSA
  3. 3.University Hospital, New York University Medical CenterUSA
  4. 4.New York Veterans Administration HospitalUSA
  5. 5.Bellevue HospitalUSA

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