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Reoperative antireflux surgery for early recurrence: the reality of shortened esophagus

B Dallemagne, MD S Perretta, MD, PhD J Marescaux, MD, FACS, Hon FRCS, Hon FJSES, Hon FASA, Hon APSA
Epublication WebSurg.com, Mar 2012;12(03). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en3533

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This video presents the management of an early recurrence after Nissen fundoplication related to a valve slippage in a 54-year-old man. Intraoperative findings demonstrate that the failure originates from a shortened esophagus. Treatment consists in an esophageal lengthening procedure associated with a new Nissen fundoplication.