Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication

  • Carol E. H. Scott-Conner


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


Short Gastric Vessel Postoperative Dysphagia Inferior Phrenic Artery Ultrasonic Shear Gastric Dilatation 
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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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