What is Nissen Fundoplication Surgery?

Category: Surgeries

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Anti-reflux operations (Nissen fundoplication) may help patients who have persistent symptoms despite medical treatment.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Gastroesophageal reflux disease 16 7
Hiatal hernia 8 3
Acid reflux 5 2
Pain 3 1
Aspiration pneumonia 1 0
Breathing difficulty 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 2
Mild 2
None 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Nissen Fundoplication Surgery

Side effect Patients
Swallowing difficulty (dysphagia) 3
Acid reflux 1
Esophagus narrowing 1
Excessive gas 1
Inability to vomit 1
Sore throat 1

Duration

Currently having Nissen Fundoplication Surgery

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1

Stopped having Nissen Fundoplication Surgery

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 27
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 4
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 8
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Nissen Fundoplication Surgery.