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Laparoscopic wedge fundectomy for collis gastroplasty creation in patients with a foreshortened esophagus.

Authors
  • Zehetner, Jörg
  • DeMeester, Steven R
  • Ayazi, Shahin
  • Kilday, Patrick
  • Alicuben, Evan T
  • DeMeester, Tom R
Type
Published Article
Journal
Annals of Surgery
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2014
Volume
260
Issue
6
Pages
1030–1033
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000000504
PMID: 24487747
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The laparoscopic wedge-fundectomy Collis gastroplasty can be performed safely and is associated with a low prevalence of new-onset dysphagia and esophagitis. The addition of a Collis gastroplasty to an antireflux operation is an effective strategy in patients with short esophagus, and its more liberal use is encouraged.

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