Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication

Chapter

Abstract

Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication has emerged as the most common operative approach to gastroesophageal reflux disease. This chapter details the standard procedure, pitfalls, and complications.

Keywords

Barium Perforation Pneumothorax Esophagitis Hypaque 

Further Reading

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Surgery, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of MedicineUniversity of IowaIowa CityUSA

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