September 1995

Stenosis of the Esophageal Hiatus Following Laparoscopic Fundoplication

Author Affiliations

From The Royal Adelaide Centre for Endoscopic Surgery and the University Department of Surgery, Royal Adelaide (South Australia) Hospital, Australia.

Arch Surg. 1995;130(9):1014-1016. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1995.01430090100029

Three patients from an overall experience of more than 250 laparoscopic Nissen fundoplications have undergone further surgery for stenosis of the esophageal hiatus. This complication may be associated with diathermy dissection of the esophagus during laparoscopic mobilization. (Arch Surg. 1995;130:1014-1016)