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… Mark IV) and Complete (Nissen) Fundoplication on Proximal Gastric ...   -  Mar 1, 2006
OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to assess the effects of Belsey Mark IV 270|[deg]| (partial) and Nissen 360|[deg]| (complete) fundoplication on proximal ... Nature.com

What is the long-term efficacy of laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication?   -  Jun 3, 2008
Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication achieves a high, long-term success rate and should be considered for the management of patients with persistent ... Nature.com

In-Depth From ADAM Surgery   -  Jun 23, 2009
The Open Nissen Fundoplication Procedure. Until recently, the 360° Nissen fundoplication was the fundoplication procedure most often used for GERD. ... New York Times

Unilateral Hydronephrosis Surgery - Unilateral Hydronephrosis Health ...   -  Oct 12, 2008
The Open Nissen Fundoplication Procedure. Until recently, the 360° Nissen fundoplication has been the fundoplication procedure most often used for GERD. ... New York Times

Heartburn Surgery - Heartburn Health Information - NY Times Health   -  Jan 23, 2010
The Open Nissen Fundoplication Procedure. Until recently, most fundoplication procedures for GERD have been the 360° Nissen fundoplication. ... New York Times

Laparoscopic redo fundoplication for intrathoracic migration of...   -  Jul 1, 2007
Three months previously, he had undergone a laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication with crurorhaphy for a sliding hiatus hernia with gastro-esophageal reflux, ... Free with registration - Journal of Minimal Access Surgery - AccessMyLibrary.com

… Plication (TEP) with Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication (LNF) in...   -  Jul 13, 2005
This non-randomized prospective study compares TEP with laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication (LNF). Twenty-four consecutive patients treated with LNF, ... Nature.com

… Prognostic Indicator for Long-Term Outcome After Nissen Fundoplicat...   -  Aug 1, 2009
METHODS: A total of 338 patients underwent Nissen fundoplication. Of these, 234 of 289 patients had pathological acid exposure on preoperative 24-h ... Nature.com

Do we need to rethink fundoplication for patients who have failed...   -  Sep 1, 2005
Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication has been used for the treatment of patients who are refractory to PPI therapy with a positive SI and evidence of reflux ... Nature.com

Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication Offers High Patient Satisfaction...   -  Mar 23, 2006
Nissen fundoplication is applied for patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), usually because of symptoms of esophageal injury. ... RedOrbit

REMINDER: ORLive Presents: Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication …   -  Nov 29, 2006
Laparoscopic nissen fundoplication is a minimally invasive procedure to correct gastroesophagel reflux disease (GERD). This procedure alleviates chronic ... Genetic Engineering News - Genetic Engineering News (press release)

ORLive Presents: Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication Surgery; the …   -  Nov 14, 2006
Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center will broadcast a Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication Surgery live over the internet on www.or-live.com Wednesday ... Genetic Engineering News - Genetic Engineering News (press release)

Article: Fundoplication beat medical treatment in taming GERD.(Digesti...   -  Jun 15, 2008
PHILADELPHIA -- Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication appears to offer better overall control of gastroesophage... Pay-Per-View - Family Practice News - HighBeam Research

Reflux Surgery Part I: The Nissen Fundoplication   -  Apr 6, 2009
After dealing with acid reflux in myself and two of my children I have encountered the question "what about surgery to fix the problem? ... HealthCentral.com

Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication in a community hospital: patient …   -  Apr 1, 2005
Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication in a community hospital: patient satisfaction survey.(Original Article) ... find Southern Medical Journal articles. Pay-Per-View - Southern Medical Journal - HighBeam Research

Robots and Nissen Fundoplication   -  Jun 15, 2006
How does robot-assisted Nissen fundoplication compare with standard surgical therapy? To answer this question, the study authors randomly assigned 50 ... Medscape

… -Live.com Presents: Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication Surgery for...   -  Sep 7, 2005
TAMPA, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 08/15/05 -- On September 7, 2005 at 4 pm EDT, Alexander Rosemurgy, MD, FACS, Professor of Surgery at the University of South ... Web Services Journal - Web Services Journal

After having the Nissen Fundoplication surgery is it possible to...   -  Aug 7, 2008
After having the Nissen Fundoplication surgery is it possible to drink alcohol like regular people? I've just been diagnosed with GERD and I was very ... HealthCentral.com

Article: Letters - Jerusalem Post | HighBeam Research - FREE trial   -  Oct 19, 2007
A gastrostomy tube with a Nissen Fundoplication is frequently ... these infants with the transition from gastrostomy tube feeds to oral feeding is hence a ... Pay-Per-View - Jerusalem Post - HighBeam Research

Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication beats Rx.(Disease/Disorder...   -  Jun 15, 2006
Los Angeles -- Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication is superior to medication for overall symptom control in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease, ... Free with registration - Family Practice News - AccessMyLibrary.com

Laproscopic Nissen Fundoplication!   -  Aug 26, 2007
I am on day 7 post surgery today, and feel pretty good. When I have felt a little bloated I've walked around the house until it goes away. ... HealthCentral.com

… Heart Syndrome; Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication feasible in...   -  Jul 11, 2005
2005 JUL 11 - (NewsRx.com) -- Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication is feasible for infants with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. ... Pay-Per-View - Cardiovascular Week - Factiva, from Dow Jones

… Learning Curve Associated With Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication   -  Jun 1, 2006
A Nissen fundoplication was performed in all patients; 53 (88.3%) had ... Conclusions: We conclude that laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication can be performed ... Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular... - The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascul...

Laproscopic Nissen Fundoplication!   -  Aug 26, 2007
I finally had my surgery on Thursday, August 23rd. It was scheduled pretty quickly after the results of my last tests. The projected time frame to complete ... HealthCentral.com

Breathing problems after Laproscopic Nissen Fundoplication. Help!!   -  Aug 28, 2008
I am a 37 year old woman with a thin build. I had the surgery two weeks ago. They also fixed a slight hiatal hernia. I am having a tight, ... HealthCentral.com

Intestinal malrotation in neonates with nonbilious emesis   -  Sep 29, 2005
Ladd's procedure with appendectomy and a Nissen fundoplication were performed. ... 13 In a series of 74 children undergoing Nissen fundoplication for ... Nature.com

Laparoscopic fundoplication for GERD offers lasting benefits.(News)( …   -  Feb 1, 2006
..."Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication should be regarded as the surgical ... They were randomized to Nissen fundoplication by either the laparoscopic or ... Free with registration - Internal Medicine News - AccessMyLibrary.com

GERD Surgery   -  Oct 25, 2007
Nissen Fundoplication is the most common surgical procedure for the ... My daughter, Rebecca, had a Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication procedure when she ... HealthCentral.com

Ultrasonic Surgical Instruments Appear Better than Conventional Types   -  Jun 16, 2008
There were no significant differences in surgery time for Nissen fundoplication or solid organ procedures. Hospital length of stay was similar with ... MedPage Today

… obesity does not adversely affect laparoscopic Nissen fundoplicatio...   -  Mar 28, 2006
The aim of this work was to study the outcome of laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication (LNF) in patients with body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to35. ... Pay-Per-View - Life Science Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

EndoGastric Solutions Announces 92% Success In Eliminating Daily …   -  Apr 19, 2007
Our endoluminal approach is intended to provide patients and their physicians with an option that achieves results similar to Nissen Fundoplication ... Medical News Today - Medical News Today (press release)

Laparoscopic fundoplication for GERD offers lasting benefits.(News)( …   -  Feb 1, 2006
..."Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication should be regarded as the surgical ... They were randomized to Nissen fundoplication by either the laparoscopic or ... Pay-Per-View - Internal Medicine News - HighBeam Research

Is the Stretta procedure safe and effective for the long-term control...   -  Jul 31, 2007
Exclusion criteria included achalasia, stenosis, stricture, poor surgical risk and previous esophageal or gastric surgery (excluding Nissen fundoplication). ... Nature.com

ORLive Presents: Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication Surgery A …   -  Jun 7, 2006
FLORENCE, SC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 6, 2006 -- Reginald Bolick, MD, John Sonfield, MD, and Amy Murrell, MD, three surgeons with Pee Dee Surgical Group, ... marketwire.com

2 failed surgeries and every medication in the book, help appreciated   -  Dec 29, 2008
I failed with medications and had problems with a throat surgery and the Nissen Fundoplication BUT I have a very good motility specialist (GI doc) and a ... HealthCentral.com

Rethink Fundoplication for Patients Who Have Failed PPIs?   -  Jan 27, 2006
Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication has been used for the treatment of patients who are refractory to PPI therapy with a positive SI and evidence of reflux ... Medscape

Acid Reflux (Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease; GORD)   -  Feb 7, 2009
Nissen fundoplication is the most popular type of anti-reflux surgery. ... Nissen fundoplication is a surgical procedure also used in some children with ... Virtual Medical Centre - The Virtual Medical Centre

Press Release: Brussels Team Performs World's First Endoluminal …   -  Sep 19, 2005
A Nissen fundoplication, named after Dr. Nissen who invented it, involves wrapping a portion of the stomach around the esophagus to increase the competence ... Pay-Per-View - PR Newswire - HighBeam Research

… benefit from GERD surgery.(News)(laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication...   -  Feb 1, 2006
News)(laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication)(gastroesophageal reflux) ... find Internal Medicine News articles. NEW YORK -- Surgeons at Columbia University in ... Pay-Per-View - Internal Medicine News - HighBeam Research

REMINDER: Shawnee Mission Medical Center to Supplement Live …   -  May 21, 2009
Now, a minimally invasive procedure called Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication is helping ease the pain for people living with reflux. On Thursday, May 21, ... Broadcast Newsroom - Broadcast Newsroom

Groundbreaking Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery Performed in NJ - …   -  Jan 17, 2009
More information on other general surgical procedures, such as colon surgery and nissen fundoplication (reflux reduction surgery), performed at the New ... mediasyndicate.com

EndoGastric Solutions(TM) Announces 80% Success Rate of Their …   -  Dec 8, 2006
..."Surgeons have been waiting for a less invasive procedure that yields similar results to the time tested Nissen Fundoplication," states Dr. Scott Melvin of ... Free with registration - PR Newswire - AccessMyLibrary.com

Georgia Court of Appeals Reports - AKERS v. ELSEY, 294 Ga. App. 359 (...   -  Nov 4, 2008
On August 17, 2001, Drs. Elsey and Brown performed a laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication[fn1] on Bureda Akers for the treatment of her acid influx disease. ... Pay-Per-View - Georgia Court of Appeals Reports - Loislaw

Surgery still an option for some GERD patients.(Gastroenterology)( …   -  May 1, 2007
...find Internal Medicine News articles. ORLANDO -- Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication is a feasible option for some patients with medically refractor... Pay-Per-View - Internal Medicine News - HighBeam Research

Surgery May Further Improve Efficacy of Proton Pump Inhibitors for …   -  May 24, 2006
The minimally invasive laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication may allow some patients to manage GERD symptoms without long-term medication, the researchers ... DG News

EndoGastric Solutions Announces 92% Success in Eliminating Daily …   -  Apr 18, 2007
Our endoluminal approach is intended to provide patients and their physicians with an option that achieves results similar to Nissen Fundoplication ... ereleases.com

Reminder - OR-Live.com Presents: Cutting-Edge Techniques in Pediatric...   -  Sep 8, 2005
Register now at http://www.karlstorzor1network.com to sign up for the first webcast, a Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication on September 8, 2005 at 3:00 pm ... Web Services Journal - Web Services Journal

Surgery; Data on surgery described by researchers at University of...   -  Oct 31, 2006
2006 OCT 31 - (NewsRx.com) -- Researchers detail in "Quality of life following laparoscopic anterior 90 degrees versus Nissen fundoplication: results from a ... Pay-Per-View - Life Science Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

IPEG 2007 [P0.21] - The Economics of Robotic Surgery in Children   -  Sep 10, 2007
The procedures included Nissen fundoplication with/ without gastrostomy (8), other gastrointestinal procedures (4), pyeloplasty and nephrectomy (13). ... UroToday International Journal

[U] Longuski v. Jeung, No. 274990 (Mich.App. 04/15/2008)   -  Apr 15, 2008
The primary surgery was the Nissen Fundoplication, and Dr. Jeung would "add a parietal cell vagotomy." Dr. Jeung also explained that he did not earn ... $2.95 - Michigan Court of Appeals - VersusLaw

When Is Surgery Considered To Treat GERD?   -  Sep 9, 2009
Answer: The primary surgical treatment for gastroesophageal reflux disease is Nissen fundoplication. This is a procedure in which the upper part of the ... ABC News

Roux-En-Y Diversion for Debilitating Reflux After Esophagectomy   -  Sep 7, 2005
He underwent a laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication, and his symptoms, although not fully relieved, were able to be medically managed. ... RedOrbit

Staying power - Volunteer overcoming medical odds to help with flood ...   -  Sep 28, 2008
That was before her third Nissen Fundoplication surgery in seven years. Her first Nissen Fundoplication surgery when she was 17 created life long problems. ... $3.50 - The Gazette - NewsBank

Verdicts & Settlements November 23, 2009: Helical tack alleged to cut...   -  Nov 23, 2009
On April 11, 2007, the decedent underwent a Nissen fundoplication redo with hiatal hernia repair, performed by the defendant. A composix mesh was used to ... $2.95 - Virginia Lawyers Weekly - NewsBank

Public Joins Doctors in Live Surgery Webcasts on Sept. 8   -  Sep 6, 2005
...will perform the surgical procedure to treat a condition causing severe heartburn in a 12-year-old child, called a Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication. ... newswise.com

Article: Closure of a nonhealing gastrocutaneous fistula using an …   -  Jan 1, 2007
A gastrostomy tube with a Nissen Fundoplication is frequently ... these infants with the transition from gastrostomy tube feeds to oral feeding is hence a ... Pay-Per-View - Southern Medical Journal - HighBeam Research

New study finds summer is peak season for diagnosis of esophagus …   -  Oct 6, 2008
According to Dr. Dellon, "When considering patients with refractory GERD for Nissen fundoplication, especially those who are proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) ... Eureka! Science News

BARRETT'S ESOPHAGUS: DOES AN ANTIREFLUX PROCEDURE …   -  Sep 1, 2006
Uncut Collis-Nissen fundoplication was performed in 69 patients (61.1%), Nissen fundoplication was performed in 16 (14.2%), cut Collis-Nissen fundoplication ... Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular... - The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascul...

Summary and Introduction   -  Mar 6, 2006
Aim: To assess the patient satisfaction and the continued medication use following laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication at a tertiary level community hospital ... Medscape

The Cost of GERD Surgery and Acid Reflux Medications   -  Jun 28, 2008
However, the Nissen Fundoplication surgery was rated the highest for improving quality of life. At the same time, it was much more costly than long term ... HealthCentral.com

Gastroesophageal Reflux   -  Aug 1, 2007
There are a number of different types of fundoplication procedures, which all involve wrapping a part of the upper stomach around the esophagus and ... New York Times

Technology Insight: telementoring and telesurgery in urology   -  Oct 25, 2006
They reported good patient outcomes for the procedures that included bowel resection, Nissen fundoplication and splenectomy. There were no issues concerning ... Nature.com

Future trends in minimally invasive surgery.(Home Study Program)   -  Dec 1, 2005
...(7) Proficiency in performing pediatric laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication often requires a minimum of 25 procedures. (7) Another source states that the ... Free with registration - AORN Journal - AccessMyLibrary.com

Illinois Appellate Court Reports - MACK v. ANDERSON, 371 Ill. App.3d...   -  Dec 28, 2006
On April 26, 1999, Ms. Warren was admitted to St. Francis Hospital for the purpose of having a laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication performed to help ... Pay-Per-View - Illinois Appellate Court Reports - Loislaw

Alternatives for dealing with GERD   -  Aug 31, 2006
The most common operation is a stomach wrap, or Nissen fundoplication. In this procedure, the surgeon grabs a portion of the top of the stomach and loops it ... Pay-Per-View - Sun-News - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Press Release: EndoGastric Solutions(TM) Announces 80% Success …   -  Dec 8, 2006
..."Surgeons have been waiting for a less invasive procedure that yields similar results to the time tested Nissen Fundoplication," states Dr. Scott Melvin of ... Pay-Per-View - PR Newswire - HighBeam Research

Louisiana Case Law - HUTCHINSON v. HAUSMANN, 2008-0219 (La.App …   -  Nov 14, 2008
On June 16, 1995, Dr. Hausmann attempted to perform a laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication to relieve Mrs. Hutchinson's symptoms. ... Pay-Per-View - Louisiana Case Law - Loislaw

Surgery boosts lung function in cystic fibrosis.(Pulmonary Medicine)(B...   -  Oct 15, 2007
ORLANDO -- Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication was able to maintain or improve pulmonary function in 14 childr... Pay-Per-View - Family Practice News - HighBeam Research

Verdicts & Settlements February 20, 2006: Doctor prevails in …   -  Feb 20, 2006
Type of Injuries: Ms. Vann was diagnosed with gastric esophageal reflux disease (GERD) and was scheduled for a Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication procedure. ... Free with registration - Virginia Lawyers Weekly - AccessMyLibrary.com

A case of metoclopramide-induced oculogyric crisis in a 16-year-old...   -  Nov 1, 2006
She had recently undergone a Nissen fundoplication procedure, and was admitted for poor oral intake with a one-week history of nausea, vomiting, ... Free with registration - Southern Medical Journal - AccessMyLibrary.com

Press Release: Novare Announces Completion of 100th Single Port …   -  Dec 18, 2007
Single Port Nissen Fundoplication, Colectomy, Prostatectomy and Splenectomy ... performed the first single incision Nissen Fundoplication procedure and ... Pay-Per-View - PR Newswire - HighBeam Research

Robot surgery safe in kids, but outcomes no better   -  Nov 16, 2009
Currently, the researcher said, robotic surgery is most commonly used in pediatric patients for Nissen fundoplication, a procedure to treat severe heartburn ... Reuters UK

Future trends in minimally invasive surgery.(Home Study Program)   -  Dec 1, 2005
...(7) Proficiency in performing pediatric laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication often requires a minimum of 25 procedures. (7) Another source states that the ... $4.95 - AORN Journal - ECNext

Pediatric minimal-access surgery: update 2006.   -  Jul 1, 2006
Comparing open (ONF) and laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication (LNF), ... The first decade's experience with laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication in infants and ... $4.95 - Pediatrics - ECNext

Feel The Burn: The Lowdown on Heartburn   -  Jul 22, 2009
Nissen fundoplication surgery wraps the upper portion of the stomach around the lower portion of the esophagus, helping to prevent acid reflux. ... FOXNews

Future trends in minimally invasive surgery.(Home Study Program)   -  Dec 1, 2005
...(7) Proficiency in performing pediatric laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication often requires a minimum of 25 procedures. (7) Another source states that the ... Pay-Per-View - AORN Journal - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Article: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD); Facts to Know. - …   -  Mar 16, 2005
Article: The Role of Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication In .. ... Nissen fundoplication is proving to be an effective alternative in treating complications ... Pay-Per-View - NWHRC Health Center - Gastroesophageal... - HighBeam Research

Article: GERD in adolescents.(RXs)(gastroesophageal reflux disease)( …   -  Aug 18, 2008
Article: The Role of Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication In .. ... Nissen fundoplication is proving to be an effective alternative in treating complications ... Pay-Per-View - Chain Drug Review - HighBeam Research

Revised Open Fundoplication Procedure Shows Impressive Results in …   -  Oct 15, 2009
At a mean follow-up of 44 months, only 1 patient (1.25%) needed a reoperation for a slipped Nissen fundoplication, and no patient undergoing a Toupet ... DG News

Article: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD); Facts to Know. - …   -  Mar 13, 2007
Article: The Role of Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication In .. ... Nissen fundoplication is proving to be an effective alternative in treating complications ... Pay-Per-View - NWHRC Health Center - Gastroesophageal... - HighBeam Research

Article: Treating chronic cough in GERD.(Clinical Capsules)( …   -  Feb 1, 2006
Article: The Role of Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication In .. ... Nissen fundoplication is proving to be an effective alternative in treating complications ... Pay-Per-View - Family Practice News - HighBeam Research

Article: CME questions: management of gastroesophageal reflux...   -  Jul 1, 2006
Article: The Role of Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication In .. ... Nissen fundoplication is proving to be an effective alternative in treating complications ... Pay-Per-View - Southern Medical Journal - HighBeam Research

Acid reflux management device wraps itself around disease   -  Jun 10, 2009
These days, the most common surgery is a procedure called a Nissen fundoplication, It is done laparoscopically, during which time the surgeon wraps a part ... Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Does previous fundoplication alter the surgical approach to esophageal...   -  May 25, 2008
Eleven patients had undergone a transabdominal Nissen fundoplication via a midline epigastric incision, and four patients had undergone a Belsey type ... European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic...

BMI of Texas Offers Free Educational Seminars in San Antonio for...   -  Dec 1, 2009
...including laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication (anti-reflux surgery), laparoscopic colon surgery, laparoscopic pancreatic surgery, and laparoscopic hernia ... FOXBusiness

EndoGastric Solutions Launches the EsophyX(TM) Endoluminal …   -  Jun 20, 2006
What makes this procedure unique is that it is based on the proven surgical principles of antireflux surgery such as the Nissen Fundoplication, ... Free with registration - PR Newswire - AccessMyLibrary.com

Long-term results of redo gastro-esophageal reflux disease surgery   -  Jun 12, 2007
Toupet's technique was performed in 29 patients (transthoracic n = 4), Nissen fundoplication in 14 (transthoracic n = 4), Collis Nissen operation in 6 ... European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic...

Surgery available to fix heartburn   -  Dec 17, 2009
The Nissen fundoplication is one of the standard operations for GERD. The topmost part of the stomach is snugly wrapped around the lowermost part of the ... Detroit News - The Detroit News

The First Incisionless Transoral Fundoplication for Treatment of …   -  Sep 21, 2007
The TIF(TM) procedure fits nicely between pharmaceutical therapy and laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication, and is much more than just a replacement for the ... Free with registration - PR Newswire - AccessMyLibrary.com

Gastroesophageal fundoplication for the management of reflux in...   -  Dec 1, 2006
Transabdominal Nissen fundoplication with gastrostomy was performed on each of the 74 children (28 under 1 year of age). Each of the strictures was ... Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular... - The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascul...

The Dangers of Acid Reflux Surgery   -  Apr 8, 2008
Nissen fundoplication is the name of the surgery to cure acid reflux. The operation is done with goal of preventing refluxed stomach content from coming ... Buzzle

Committee finds surgeon was at fault   -  Aug 9, 2005
Bane performed an operation, called a laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication, for which he is reputed, on D'Ambrosi, 25, on December 20, 2000. ... Independent Online

Got a bad cough? Maybe you need a gastric band   -  Jan 12, 2009
This is called a nissen fundoplication and is the preferred option as it's less invasive. However, if this procedure hasn't worked, or if the patient has ... Daily Mail

GERD and Reflux in Infants and Children   -  Sep 1, 2006
When it is necessary, the Nissen fundoplication is the most often performed surgery. During this procedure, the top part of the stomach is wrapped around ... WebMD

Is Surgery Really Necessary?   -  Jul 27, 2007
I am having the nissen fundoplication Thursday 23rd.. The doctor has done hundreds of these with a ton of success, so I hope I am one of them. ... HealthCentral.com

Antireflux Surgery Normalizes Cyclooxygenase-2 Expression in …   -  Jul 1, 2006
...distal esophageal squamous mucosa were taken 3 cm above the squamocolumnar junction (SCJ) in 28 GERD patients before and after Nissen fundoplication. ... Nature.com

Is reflux dyspareunia a real entity?   -  Sep 25, 2007
Patients with GERD were treated with medical therapy (PPIs), or antireflux surgery (laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication). All three study questionnaires were ... Nature.com

Vocal fold paralysis following surgical ductal closure in extremely...   -  Jan 11, 2008
He, therefore, underwent a Nissen fundoplication and gastrostomy tube placement. Poor left vocal fold movement was noted during intubation for surgery. ... Nature.com

Over 4000 surgeons to attend 67th ASI conference   -  Dec 22, 2007
Bhubaneswar, Dec 22: Over 4000 surgeons, including 12 eminent surgeons from abroad, will participate in the 67th annual conference of the Association of ... Oneindia

Hernia op that cured my chronic heartburn   -  Sep 22, 2008
Until about 15 years ago this operation, known as Nissen fundoplication, meant open surgery, with a long recovery period. ... Daily Mail



Background information on Nissen fundoplication [When available]

Nissen fundoplication is a surgical procedure to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and hiatus hernia. In GERD it is usually performed when medical therapy has failed, but in particular types of hiatus hernia (the paraoesophageal variant), it is the first-line procedure

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