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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Lister
27 years experience in General Surgery
Acid reflux surgery: A nissen fundoplication is a surgery for gerd or acid reflux. It is usually performed laparoscopically. The main components of the surgery are repair ... Read More
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Failure: A fundoplication is a surgery to prevent reflux from the stomach to the esophagus. The upper part of the stomach is wrapped around the lower esophagu ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Breaux
38 years experience in Pediatric Surgery
Antireflux operation: Nissen fundoplication is a commonly performed operation to prevent/decrease significant gastroesophageal reflux. The top (fundus) of the stomach is fu ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Lister
27 years experience in General Surgery
Wrap for reflux: A nissen fundoplication is an operation for reflux. It is usually done laparoscopically. First, if a hiatal hernia is present, it is repaired. The upp ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Depends: Hopefullly none but unfortunately, like after any proceedure complications can occur. The most common problem is difficulty swallowing certain foods. ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Breaux
38 years experience in Pediatric Surgery
Operative ...: complications include generic things such as infection and, if done laparoscopically, intra-abdominal visceral trocar injury and possible conversion t ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Howe
28 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Severe Reflux: A Nissen Fundoplication is a surgical intervention generally performed very successfully for patients with severe esophageal reflux that does not get ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Depends: Initial considerations are a person's general health and risks for surgery and anesthesia. Other indications to avoid surgery would be gastric or esop ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Smith
32 years experience in Bariatrics
There Aren't Many: There are the usual surgical complications like bleeding, infection, organ injury, etc., and risks of anesthesia like cardiac events and pneumonia. T ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Welle
15 years experience in Bariatrics
Wrapping the stomach: A fundoplication is wrapping the top of the stomach (fundus) around and attaching it to itself. It can be a partial wrap (toupet fundoplication) or a ... Read More
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