It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Acid Reflux / GERD Message Board
Post New Thread   Reply Reply
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 10-12-2012, 07:13 PM   #1
Junior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Georgia
Posts: 27
InTheShelter HB User
Nissen to Toupet fundoplication?

I had a Nissen fundoplication done in 2007 and it has been working fairly well (minus a couple of surgeries since for large paraesophageal hernias). I've started having problems the past few months with food and liquids getting stuck in my esophagus, though. My manometry was normal and the upper GI series I had a month after an EDG with dilatation still showed the pill and the liquids getting stuck. The plan is to convert my Nissen to a Toupet wrap because they think that my wrap has shifted and is putting pressure on my esophagus (since things are getting stuck at my LES). It's the fourth surgery on this area (the initial Nissen/hiatal hernia repair and 2 subsequent paraesophageal hernia repairs) which my surgeon said is somewhat uncharted area for them. I'm really hoping that the Toupet will be successful at allowing me to swallow - AND keeping my GERD under control. Does anyone have a Toupet wrap or have you had a conversion from a Nissen to a partial wrap? Any advice or thoughts?

Thanks!!

 
Reply With Quote
The following user gives a hug of support to InTheShelter:
MountainReader (10-12-2012)
Reply Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Post Nissen Fundoplication Complications...Help kmars Acid Reflux / GERD 18 01-09-2013 07:27 AM
Nissen fundoplication surgery Easttex Acid Reflux / GERD 29 07-30-2012 09:53 PM
Considering Nissen janewhite1 Acid Reflux / GERD 21 11-19-2011 06:11 PM
Manometry - is it horrible? Is it required for Nissen Fundoplication? Cards Acid Reflux / GERD 6 06-10-2011 06:52 PM
My Nissen Fundoplication hoosiermomof4 Acid Reflux / GERD 3 04-19-2011 08:39 AM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added




Top 10 Drugs Discussed on this Board.
(Go to DrugTalk.com for complete list)
Aciphex
Nexium
Omeprazole
Pepcid
Prevacid
  Prilosec
Protonix
Ranitidine
Reglan
Zantac




TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



janewhite1 (107), solofelix (96), MountainReader (72), kacyc (61), rosebloom (34), Johnah (20), eew (17), JanaJ (16), Seeking Sunrise (16), Stretch1one (15)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1180), MSJayhawk (1004), Apollo123 (904), Titchou (847), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (759), ladybud (754), sammy64 (668), midwest1 (668), BlueSkies14 (610)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:58 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!