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Open fundoplication

Open fundoplication

Open fundoplication: An open fundoplication involves wrapping a portion of the stomach around the bottom of the esophagus, in effect creating a new valve, or sphincter for the esophagus.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Open fundoplication

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Open fundoplication:

Non-Surgical Options: Open fundoplication

These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Open fundoplication:

Other Surgical Options: Open fundoplication

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Open fundoplication may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Open fundoplication

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Open fundoplication may include:

  • General anesthetic

Procedure Complications: Open fundoplication

Possible surgical complications of Open fundoplication may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Open fundoplication

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: Good prognosis. There may be a sensation of food sticking in the esophagus, bloating, and flatulence, which will most likely subside a few weeks following surgery.

Open fundoplication: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Open fundoplication: Usually two to three weeks.

Open fundoplication: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Open fundoplication) include:

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