Gastropexy and “Fundoplication” in surgical treatment of hiatal hernia
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- Nissen, R. Digest Dis Sci (1961) 6: 954. doi:10.1007/BF02231426
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The rationale and indications for gastropexy plus fundoplication in the surgical treatment of esophageal hiatal hernia are discussed. This intervention—considerably simpler than any method used hitherto—also appears to produce satisfactory long-term results.