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  • 2012-03-14

Reoperative antireflux surgery for early recurrence: the reality of shortened esophagus

Epublication WebSurg.com, Mar 2012;12(03). URL:
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This video presents the management of an early recurrence after Nissen fundoplication related to a valve slippage in a 54-year-old man. Intraoperative findings demonstrate that the failure originates from a shortened esophagus. Treatment consists in an esophageal lengthening procedure associated with a new Nissen fundoplication.