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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.

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  • "Using new techniques, we are now able to create a true esophagogastric fundoplasty that achieves acid normalization in a significant number of patients.

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