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Illustration of the hiatal hernia operation called Nissen fundoplication. It involves correctly repositioning the stomach under the diaphragm, tightening the hiatal orifice and reconstituting the anti-reflux valve. The valve part of the stomach is wrapped around the esophagus.
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