01.12.2015 | Short Communication
Hiatal repair to reduce dysphagia in patients with impaired oesophageal motility having 360° fundoplication: the posterior ‘sling’ repair
Erschienen in: European Surgery | Ausgabe 6/2015Einloggen, um Zugang zu erhalten
Fundoplication in the presence of oesophageal dysmotility as being concerning for the development of postoperative dysphagia. Many techniques of surgery including partial fundoplication have evolved.
The technique of posterior sling repair of the hiatus avoiding heavy rigid to stitch posterior repair has reduced early dysphagia in our practice.
The operative technique with operative illustrations is described.
Posterior sling repair of the hiatus during a laparoscopic fundoplication in oesophageal dysmotility is feasible and has reduced postoperative dysphagia.