Nissen fundoplication has a long track record with exceptional results and can be performed on almost every severe GERD patients. It is the most commonly performed fundoplication worldwide. During the procedure, the surgeon wraps the top part of the stomach around the esophagus to prevent the backflow of acids.
A robotic-assisted procedure consists of several tiny incisions through which instruments and a fiber-optic camera are operated. The camera enables the surgeon to view images inside the body on a video monitor.