What does the Nissen look like & an open valve! Warning graphic medical study/procedur

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   Posted 2/17/2012 12:58 PM (GMT -6)   

If the link does not work let me know.

I found this old medical article with pics of the Nissen fundoplication & the degrees of a hiatal hernia. For those who like to see visuals. They give the view of the endoscopy and show diagrams of the stomach wrap. It is a super old study, 90's. It is a little graphic so beware. They show the stomach and the spchinter.

Post Edited (Nickles) : 2/17/2012 7:40:34 PM (GMT-7)

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