• Definition for "fundoplication"
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fundoplication definition

  • noun:
    • a surgical procedure in which the gastric fundus (upper component) of this stomach is wrapped, or plicated, across the budget of esophagus and stitched in place, strengthening the finishing purpose of the low esophageal sphincter. The esophageal hiatus is also narrowed down by sutures to avoid or treat concurrent hiatal hernia, where the fundus slides up through the increased esophageal hiatus of this diaphragm.
    • a procedure when the gastric fundus (upper component) of stomach is covered, or plicated, round the entry level of the esophagus and stitched in position, reinforcing the finishing purpose of the low esophageal sphincter. The esophageal hiatus can also be narrowed straight down by sutures to avoid or treat concurrent hiatal hernia, where fundus slides up through increased esophageal hiatus for the diaphragm.
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