Glad to hear your surgery is scheduled! I remember well waiting for mine. Once you make the decision, you just want to get it done! I wish you the best of luck!
Here's a link to a discussion of the differences between these two types of hernias:
Hopefully it helps answer your question! We'll be here awaiting your first post-op post, so we can welcome you to the wrapped club! Take care...
Nissen Fundoplication 2/09
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