TITLE

THE ESOPHAGUS: Antireflux Surgery--An Overview

AUTHOR(S)
CAMERON, JOHN L.; SANDONE, CORINNE
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Atlas of Gastrointestinal Surgery - Volume 1;2007, p381
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Information on surgical procedures for treating gastroesophageal reflux from a chapter of the book "Atlas of Gastrointestinal Surgery," Volume One, Second Edition, is presented. It discusses the association of gastroesophageal reflux with hiatal hernia. Information is provided on the Nissen fundoplication surgical repair for gastroesophageal reflux. It describes the Toupet procedure and the Belsey Mark IV procedure.
ACCESSION #
43758742

 

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