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[Fundoplication as prophylaxis of reflux-esophagitis in patients with varicose esophageal veins].

Authors
  • Vasnev, O S
  • Ianova, O B
  • Koviazina, I O
Type
Published Article
Journal
Terapevticheskiĭ arkhiv
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2011
Volume
83
Issue
2
Pages
9–12
Identifiers
PMID: 21516841
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The above results show efficacy of fundoplication as a method of esophagitis prevention. Esophagitis is one of VEV hemorrhage risk factors. Fundoplication is not easy to make and is not indicated for all HC patients, especially in urgent situations. However, in case of decision to operate for prevention of VEV hemorrhage, it is advisable to conduct fundoplication.

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