Laparoscopic anterior valve technique
The description of the laparoscopic anterior valve technique covers all aspects of the surgical procedure used for the management of gastroesophageal reflux disease in children. Operating room set up, position of patient and equipment, instruments used are thoroughly described. The technical key steps of the surgical procedure are presented in a step by step way: exposure, mobilization, dissection, hiatal closure, valve creation. Consequently, this operating technique is well standardized for the management of this condition.