Definitions for "Nissen Fundoplication"
A procedure (five small incisions in the abdominal region) that alleviates chronic heartburn or GERD in people whose condition cannot be controlled by either lifestyle changes or medication.
An operation of the fundus of the stomach which sutures the fundus of the stomach to the esophagus as a treatment for gastric reflux.
an operation performed to help prevent gastroesophageal reflux