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  • 2010-07-15

Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass after open Nissen fundoplication

Epublication WebSurg.com, Jul 2010;10(07). URL:
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Although laparoscopic revision of antireflux procedures when performing a RYGB is feasible, it presents some technical problems such as dissection of Nissen wrap and identification of anatomical landmarks. This is the case of a 50-year-old female patient who underwent a laparoscopic converted to open Nissen fundoplication 10 years ago. Her gastroesophageal reflux was healed. However, she put on weight. Her current BMI is 45. The patient asks for a bariatric procedure.