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Fundoplication Summary

Description: Mobilization of the lower end of the esophagus and plication of the fundus of the stomach around it (fundic wrapping) in the treatment of GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX that may be associated with various disorders, such as hiatal hernia. (From Dorland, 28th ed)

Also Known As: Operation, Nissen; Nissen Operation

Networked: 2799 relevant articles (320 outcomes, 329 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Fundoplication is Relevant

  1. Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD) : 194 outcomes 183 studies in 1469 results
  2. Esophageal Achalasia (Megaesophagus) : 39 outcomes 33 studies in 273 results
  3. Deglutition Disorders (Dysphagia) : 36 outcomes 46 studies in 347 results
  4. Heartburn (Pyrosis) : 15 outcomes 8 studies in 88 results
  5. Esophagitis : 12 outcomes 6 studies in 77 results
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Drugs Related to Fundoplication

  1. Omeprazole (Esomeprazole)
  2. Proton Pumps (Proton Pump)
  3. Proton Pump Inhibitors
  4. lansoprazole (Prevacid)
  5. Antacids
  6. Cyproheptadine (Periactin)
  7. Gas bloat syndrome
  8. Oxygen
  9. Cosmetics
  10. A-factor (Streptomyces)
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Therapies Related to Fundoplication

  1. Gastrostomy
  2. Gastroplasty (Vertical-Banded Gastroplasty)
  3. Prostheses and Implants (Prosthesis)
  4. Laparotomy
  5. Argon Plasma Coagulation
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