toupee fundoplication surgery post lung transplant

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   Posted 8/18/2008 10:19 AM (GMT -6)   
cry  My 14 year old son is scheduled for laproscopic toupee fundoplication to treat acid reflux post lung transplant.  Does anyone have experience with this situation? 

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   Posted 8/19/2008 4:18 PM (GMT -6)   
Wow, I am so sorry to hear of your sons serous illness.   I do not have any experience with this procedure at all.
Perhaps someone else in the forum will have.
Please know I will be keeping your son in my prayers.


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   Posted 12/2/2008 12:43 AM (GMT -6)   
Very sorry about your young kid's terrible disease... Here's a paragraph on it

d: The laparoscopic approach for antireflux surgery is becoming the gold standard for children with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) when surgical treatment is indicated. Preferences for a partial or a full fundoplication still relate to the surgeon's choice and experience.

FYI, there are some after-symptoms of lung transplants that you should know about.

Here are the list of symptoms that might cause you discomfort a few weeks after the lung transplant surgery is complete:

- Rapid weight loss
- Chest discomfort
- Chronic dry cough
- Weakness or feeling of fatigue
- Shortness of breath
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