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Nissen Fundoplication

Conditions Related to Nissen Fundoplication

Related conditions that may require Nissen fundoplication are gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), hiatal hernia, and para-esophageal hiatal hernia. Furthermore, aspiration pneumonia made worse by GERD may require this surgical procedure to prevent further complications. 
Heartburn, Barrett’s esophagus, acid reflux, laryngopharyngeal reflux disease, and infant GERD are related conditions that may resolve once Nissen fundoplication surgery is performed. In infants, surgical repair of GERD is associated with better growth and development. 
The following are related conditions that may require Nissen fundoplication:
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Hiatal hernia
  • Para-esophageal hiatal hernia
  • Aspiration pneumonia and GERD
  • Heartburn
  • Barrett’s esophagus
  • Acid reflux
  • same as below (Pediatric GERD)
  • Infant GERD
  • Laryngopharyngeal reflux disease   
Specialists at Florida Hospital are experienced to discuss related conditions that involve the use of Nissen fundoplication surgery. Contact Florida Hospital to request literature on what types of conditions can improve with this surgical procedure. 

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