Pediatric Fundoplication for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Channel: Covenant Health

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This 3D medical animation depicts a condition, called gastroesophageal reflux, in which the food in a child’s stomach refluxes into the esophagus. The animation shows the muscle layers in the lower esophageal sphincter, and the problems reflux can cause. Key steps of a fundoplication procedure to tighten and strengthen the lower esophageal sphincter are depicted.