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Can the endoluminal fundoplication clips be removed?

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Can the endoluminal fundoplication clips be removed? And does this create bumps or bruises on the esophagus?


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replied December 8th, 2014
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Hello and Welcome

I appreciate your concern

Yes, but that would require a repeat procedure, indicated e.g in failure or complications.
Neither the operation nor the repeat procedure can lead bruises and bumps if its done endoscopically.




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