Paraesophageal hernia and intrathoracic stomach may be complicated when a short esophagus pulls upward on the stomach. In Collis-Nissen gastroplasty, the surgeon uses the upper portion of the stomach to extend the esophagus and ease this tension. Our team routinely uses minimally invasive laparoscopy to perform this procedure, which was traditionally performed through a major chest incision.
- Q Can I take my medication as usual before surgery?
- Q When is the Bernese procedure used?
- Q What are the symptoms of infection after a surgical procedure?
- Q What bowel preparation is done before colon and rectal surgery?
- Q How should I care for a surgical wound?
- Q What kind of training is required to perform robotic surgery?