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HOW TO: Collis lengthening procedure for shortened esophagus

B Dallemagne, MD S Perretta, MD, PhD B Seeliger, MD D Mutter, MD, PhD, FACS J Marescaux, MD, FACS, Hon FRCS, Hon FJSES, Hon FASA, Hon APSA
Epublication WebSurg.com, Mar 2018;18(03). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en5189

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We present a Collis lengthening procedure followed by a Nissen fundoplication for a patient with severe gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and sliding hiatal hernia with shortened esophagus. Intraoperative endoscopy shows the Z line at the level of the mediastinum, giving the indication for an esophageal lengthening procedure. The hiatal repair is reinforced by means of an absorbable mesh placement.