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Tests & Treatments

  • Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication, considered by surgeons to be the gold standard for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), is a procedure used to control reflux symptoms. During the procedure (sometimes called a “lap Nissen), surgeons reduce the herniation of the gastroesophageal junction and wrap the top part of the stomach around the gastroesophageal junction to increase lower esophageal sphincter pressure.
  • Nissen Fundoplication

    Nissen fundoplication is a procedure surgeons use to treat chronic acid reflux, or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). During the procedure, a surgeon wraps part of the stomach around the bottom of the esophagus to create pressure that keeps food and liquid from leaking back up.