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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.
These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Open fundoplication:
These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Open fundoplication:
Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Open fundoplication may include these surgeries:
These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Open fundoplication may include:
Possible surgical complications of Open fundoplication may include:
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.
Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Open fundoplication) include:
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