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Physiology of intra-abdominal and intrathoracic Nissen fundoplications in a porcine model.
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PMID:  11444326     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
BACKGROUND: The physiologic competency of intrathoracic fundoplications remains controversial. This study compared the physiologic qualities of intra-abdominal Nissen fundoplications (IAF) with those of intrathoracic Nissen fundoplications (ITF) in a porcine model. METHODS: The lower esophageal sphincter (LES) length (cm), LES resting pressure (mm Hg), and intragastric pressure (mm Hg) necessary to produce reflux or wrap distribution were manometrically assessed before and after IAF and ITF in 10 pigs. Mean +/- SD were compared using analysis of variance. RESULTS: There was no difference in LES length before and after IAF or ITF, but there was a significant increase in resting LES pressure after eithe
A L Bower; J L Ponsky; F J Brody
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques. Part A     Volume:  11     ISSN:  1092-6429     ISO Abbreviation:  J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A     Publication Date:  2001 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-07-10     Completed Date:  2001-12-04     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9706293     Medline TA:  J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  5-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Abdomen / physiology,  surgery*
Esophagogastric Junction / surgery
Esophagus / physiology,  surgery*
Gastroesophageal Reflux / surgery
Models, Animal

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