TITLE

THE ESOPHAGUS: Nissen Fundoplication

AUTHOR(S)
CAMERON, JOHN L.; SANDONE, CORINNE
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Atlas of Gastrointestinal Surgery - Volume 1;2007, p386
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Information on the Nissen fundoplication surgical procedure for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux from a chapter of the book "Atlas of Gastrointestinal Surgery," Volume One, Second Edition, is presented. It relates the tests that patients must undergo to determine if he or she is really suffering from reflux before considering surgical intervention. It describes the transabdominal approach to Nissen fundoplication. It outlines the steps involved in the surgical procedure.
ACCESSION #
43758743

 

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