Figure 6 - The Hill repair.

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Surgical therapy for gastroesophageal reflux disease

Renee C. Minjarez and Blair A. Jobe

GI Motility online (2006)



The anterior and posterior phrenoesophageal bundles ("the esophagogastric junction") are sutured to the preaortic fascia after esophageal mobilization and hiatal closure. Tightening of the sutures is performed in conjunction with intraoperative manometry to calibrate the fundoplication tightness. (Source: Courtesy of B.A. Jobe, M.D.)

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