Antireflux Operations

  • G. Feifel
  • J. Witte


Before surgery is performed for reflux esophagitis, it is essential that the diagnosis be confirmed by endoscopic examination and possibly biopsy. The difficulties of confirming benignancy should be clearly understood. The finding of a columnar-lined esophagus, which may undergo malignant transformation, has a greater significance than is generally assumed.


Reflux Esophagitis Phrenic Nerve Distal Esophagus Antireflux Operation Esophagogastric Junction 
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  • J. Witte

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