Nissan fundoplication

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Sajacks1
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Date Joined Mar 2012
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   Posted 3/14/2012 5:29 PM (GMT -6)   
I had the Nissan fundoplication two days ago. My surgery was done on Monday and sent home on Tuesday. The only issues that I have had so far is the pain in the shoulders and chest area in which the doctor said I need to walk it off to release the gas buildup. My breathing is a little hard to maintain when I'm up walking around but other than that the surgery went well.

dencha
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   Posted 3/14/2012 9:18 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Sajacks,
Welcome to the Healing Well yeah yeah yeah Wrapped Club! yeah yeah yeah Glad to hear your surgery went well and your home and healing.  I agree with your doctor that your shoulder pain can be helped by walking.  Just do as much as you can tolerate. 
 
Short walks often, can work well.  When I was in the hospital, the night nurse suggested walking the hospital halls whenever I got up to go to the bathroom.  It was good advice. I always found that the more I walked, the less my shoulder hurt.
 
Again, glad you're on the other side!
Happy healing,
Denise

Lilred08
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   Posted 3/16/2012 6:17 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Sajacks,

Glad to hear you are doing well. I am in the early stages and have just been diagnosed with GERD and meeting with surgeons and second opinions next month. Denise has been great in her posts and I look forward to hearing how your's is going also.

Robyn

Nal
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   Posted 3/17/2012 2:56 AM (GMT -6)   
I hope you heal quickly and successfully. Remember to take it easy and don't rush things. I had that shoulder pain too for quite a while after surgery. Walking helped but stretching did the most. You can try leaning very gently into a doorway with hands on either side of the door frame. It helped me a lot. Good luck!!

Marcello
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   Posted 3/17/2012 3:13 AM (GMT -6)   
Congrats Sajacks, hope recovery goes smoothly, just like our food if you excuse the pun.

Also I'm not sure I like the idea of a car manufacturer doing my op... Or if it was, I'd much prefer to have the Lamborghini Fundoplication :P
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