What to expect during Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication (TIF) Procedure?
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Modified on: Wed, 23 Jun, 2021 at 7:27 AM
- A hospital gown will be provided for you to change into and then the health care team will begin the process
- You will be given intravenous medication to relax, a local anesthetic spray into your mouth and you are asked to lie to the left side
- An endoscope (a flexible tube fitted with a camera and light) along with a TIF device is passed into the stomach and the video is captured on a screen during the procedure
- A small portion of the stomach is wrapped around a food pipe to create a new valve using plastic fasteners
- The endoscope and the TIF device will be removed out of the mouth
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Reference- Kelly, R. (n.d.). Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication (TIF) | Johns Hopkins Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Www.hopkinsmedicine.org. https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/gastroenterology_hepatology/clinical_services/advanced_endoscopy/transoral-incisionless-fundoplication.html
Transoral endoscopic incisionless fundoplication - Mayo Clinic. (n.d.). Www.mayoclinic.org. Retrieved May 13, 2021, from https://www.mayoclinic.org/medical-professionals/digestive-diseases/news/transoral-endoscopic-incisionless-fundoplication/mqc-20454990
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