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Laparoscopic modified Hill esophagogastropexy: « Snow » technique

J Marescaux, MD, FACS, Hon FRCS, Hon FJSES, Hon FASA, Hon APSA


The description of the laparoscopic modified Hill esophagogastropexy: ''Snow'' technique covers all aspects of the surgical procedure used for the management of gastroesophageal reflux. Operating room set up, position of patient and equipment, instruments used are thoroughly described. The technical key steps of the surgical procedure are presented in a step by step way: exposure, mobilization of esophagus, suturing of crura, esophagogastropexy. Consequently, this operating technique is well standardized for the management of this condition.

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  • 2001-02-01
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