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Dr. Shabeer Ahmed

General Surgeon
38 years experience overall

Dr. Sunil Kumar B Alur

General Surgeon
26 years experience overall

Dr. Niranjan P

General Surgeon
19 years experience overall

Dr. Ravishankar Bhat

GastroIntestinal Surgeon
33 years experience overall
950 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Maneesh Sinha

Laparoscopic Surgeon
31 years experience overall
750 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Satyajit Godhi

Laparoscopic Surgeon
16 years experience overall
950 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Suresh Babu D

Laparoscopic Surgeon
14 years experience overall
850 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Kiran K J

Laparoscopic Surgeon
20 years experience overall
950 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Anil Kamath

General Surgeon
25 years experience overall
1000 Consultation fee at clinic
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Dr. C.Prashanth

General Surgeon
31 years experience overall
950 Consultation fee at clinic


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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Fundoplication?

Fundoplication is known as Nissen fundoplication. It is a surgical procedure where the upper curve of the stomach is wrapped around the esophagus and stitched. This surgery helps to treat hiatal hernia and gastroesophageal reflux disease [GERD].

What are the types of Fundoplication?

There are two types of fundoplication and they are:

  1. Open Nissen Fundoplication
  2. Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication

What are the advantages of Fundoplication?

The advantages of Fundoplication are:

  1. Restores normal function of the reflux barrier
  2. Treats gastroesophageal reflux disease [GERD]
  3. Treats hiatal hernia
  4. Reduces the symptoms such as abdominal pain, heartburn, vomiting, and throat irritation

What are the indications of Fundoplication?

Fundoplication is indicated in the following conditions:

  1. GERD [gastroesophageal reflux disease]
  2. Hiatal hernia
  3. Severe hiccups
  4. Heartburn due to GERD
  5. Belching

Who can perform Fundoplication [Right specialist type for Fundoplication]?

Fundoplication can be performed by:

  1. Laparoscopic surgeon
  2. GastroIntestinal surgeon
  3. General surgeon

What is the cost of Fundoplication?

Cost of Fundoplication in Bangalore may depend on the following factors:

  1. Age of the patient
  2. Severity of the medical condition of the patient
  3. Type of surgery planned to perform
  4. Surgeon fee
  5. Post-surgical complications that are involved
  6. Type of Hospital
  7. The admission room that you opted for
  8. Any other lab tests or examination tests such as X-ray, ECG, etc

Minimum cost for Fundoplication in Bangalore starts from Rs. 21,000

Average expenses for Fundoplication in Bangalore is approximately Rs. 32,600

Maximum amount to be paid for Fundoplication in Bangalore rises up to Rs. 1,09,896

Is Fundoplication a major surgery or minor surgery?

Fundoplication is major surgery as it wraps the upper stomach around the esophagus.

What are the risks and complications associated with Fundoplication?

Complications and risks of Fundoplication are:

  1. Damage to the esophagus, stomach, lung tissues, or may occur
  2. Trouble in swallowing
  3. Dumping syndrome [too fast of food travel from the stomach to intestines]
  4. Infections
  5. Recurrence of gastric reflux

How long does it take to complete Fundoplication?

Time to complete fundoplication maybe around 2-3 hours.

What is the recovery time?

The patients who undergo Laparoscopic Fundoplication may take 2-3 weeks to recover completely and the one who undergoes Open surgery may require 4-6 weeks.

What is the success rate of Fundoplication?

The success rate of Fundoplication depends on the following factors: 

  1. Age of the patient
  2. The medical condition of the patient
  3. Experience of the surgeon
  4. Type of surgery performed

However, the success rate of Fundoplication may range between 87% to 94%.

Is Fundoplication Permanent?

Fundoplication is a permanent surgery as it permanently wraps the upper stomach around the esophagus to treat GERD or Hiatal hernia.

What are the long-term results of Fundoplication?

The following may be the long-term results of Fundoplication:

  1. Decreases belching
  2. Reduces heartburn due to GERD
  3. Treats GERD and Hiatal hernia

Can Fundoplication be detected in future?

If open surgery is performed, then the Fundoplication may be detected due to the presence of scars.

What are the options if Fundoplication fails?

If Fundoplication is failed, then the surgeon may suggest revision surgery.

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