Jun 19, · A laparoscopic (lap-ah-ROS-kop-ik) Nissen fundoplication (fun-do-pli-KA-shun) is a surgery to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). GERD occurs when the lower muscle of the esophagus, called the lower esophageal sphincter, does not close properly. Dumping syndrome is a recognized complication of various gastric surgical procedures, such as vagotomy, pyloroplasty, and gastrojejunostomy. However, it has not to date been reported following laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication in adults. We report the case of a .
Jun 19, · Care guide for Adult Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication (Inpatient Care). Includes: possible causes, signs and symptoms, standard treatment options and means of care and support. Nissen fundoplication is a surgical approach to treating gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). This surgery, also known as Lap Nissen, aims to strengthen the weakened area of the esophagus that Author: Rachel Nall, RN, BSN, CCRN.
A fundoplication is usually done using laparoscopic techniques. This involves small incisions that allow the surgeon to look inside the abdomen with a small flexible camera and perform the surgery. There are different types of fundoplication surgery. Your surgeon will decide what type of . Laparoscopic Cruroplasty and Nissen fundoplication is the procedure of choice for repair of a hiatal hernia. Patients that have paraesophageal hernia which allows the fundus to be displaced into the chest above the GE junction or patients with other abdominal organs (e.g. spleen, colon, liver) displaced into the chest should be repaired urgently.