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- n. A surgical procedure in which the upper portion of the stomach is wrapped around the lower end of the esophagus.
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We are also beginning to use a hybrid procedure to treat patients who need a hiatal hernia repair in addition to a fundoplasty, but who don't want the risk of side effects associated with traditional fundoplication.
"Using new techniques, we are now able to create a true esophagogastric fundoplasty that achieves acid normalization in a significant number of patients.