Figure 3 - A typical operating room setup for performing laparoscopic antireflux surgery (LARS).

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Surgical therapy for gastroesophageal reflux disease

Renee C. Minjarez and Blair A. Jobe

GI Motility online (2006)



Setup consists of placing the patient in the lithotomy position with the surgeon operating from between the patient's legs. This allows easy access to the foregut and hiatus. The assistant stands to the left of the patient. (Source: Courtesy of B.A. Jobe, M.D.)

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