Scared about redo fundo.

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Spanna
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   Posted 10/12/2011 2:21 PM (GMT -6)   
Is there anyone out there who has had good results from a second fundiplication???  Seeing surgeon in november as mine not working properly, but did work well for four years, until this january where im sure i over did it with sit ups in a bid to get fit oh the irony mad   Please help me im at the end mad

opnwhl4
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   Posted 10/12/2011 5:39 PM (GMT -6)   
Spanna-
Welcome to Healing Well.

I am recovering from 2nd redo. My first redo was perfect and until I had an esophageal tear I would still be doing great with the first redo. In order to repair my esophagus the things that had to be done destroyed my redo. I had it redone again on 8/24. My redo was almost 2 years old and was functioning great.

Do you know if your surgeon has much experience with redos? I found the redo recovery to be the same as the first nissen, except I already knew what to expect since I had already been through the recovery.

Take care,
Bill
opnwhl4
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#3 on 8/24/11

Spanna
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   Posted 10/13/2011 1:53 AM (GMT -6)   
Thanks Bill, im from the uk and its difficult to find out about surgeons over here, i do know that my surgeon has dealt with alot of problems in this area including oesophageal cancer etc. I will be seeing him in november so will ask how many redos he has done. Thanks again Spanna x

Spanna
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   Posted 10/13/2011 10:47 AM (GMT -6)   
Is there anyone else on here who has had a redo fundo because theirs was not working???

leniijane
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   Posted 10/15/2011 8:10 AM (GMT -6)   
I will have to have one next month. Mine slipped, so I guess it was too loose. I am trying another Dr. I can eat anything now, as long as I take Prilosec, but I burp up foor constantly.

Wishing you well, and me too. I thought it was a mere day surgery, and didn't know about all the inside healing going on. Wonder what this dr. will say about that.

Spanna
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   Posted 10/16/2011 9:36 AM (GMT -6)   
Good luck with your redo, i dont burp up food but get terrible heartburn and feel so sore down there. Please let me know how you get on, how long did your first wrap last??

babygirl10150
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   Posted 10/16/2011 2:57 PM (GMT -6)   
I'm looking at my 4th nissen. The first 3 were done by the same surgeon, he said it was too loose so he kept tightening it. Now I see a specialist and I guess my wrap is in really bad shape. He said he will probably have to do a complete take down and redo. The recovery was the same with them all. Good luck!!
Michelle

~Nissen redo again 12/13/10~
~Nissen redo 05/10/10~
~Nissen 12/14/09~
~Colostomy 07/30/06~

Worker Bee
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   Posted 2/20/2012 10:57 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Spanna,
 
How are you getting on?  I just saw your note and the date, so figured you mught be closer to a conclusion.  I am in a similar boat to you, though not sure my wrap was that great to start with, though I think I did make things worse through exercise.  I am looking at a redo later this year, also in the UK.  Where are you based and who was your surgeon?
 
Thanks
Simon
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