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Correspondence and Brief Communications
November 1, 2007

Prosthetic Hiatal Closure During Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication

Arch Surg. 2007;142(11):1110-1111. doi:10.1001/archsurg.142.11.1110-c

I read with great interest the article by Granderath et al1 concerning the impact of laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication with prosthetic hiatal closure on esophageal body motility. I have several questions and comments:

I think that an open scientific discussion is essential to understand the physiopathological changes after surgery.

Correspondence: Dr Csendes, Department of Surgery, Clinical Hospital University of Chile, Santos Dumont 999, Santiago, Chile (acsendes@med.uchile.cl).

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