Modification of the Belsey Mark IV procedure

Walter H. Merrill, Richard F. Kieffer, John L. Cameron

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The Belsey Mark IV hiatal herniorrhaphy is a procedure which requires precise placement and tying of esophageal sutures. We describe a modification of suture technique which results in a more accurate and secure anchoring of the repair while avoiding excessive tension on the esophagus.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)280-282
Number of pages3
JournalThe American Journal of Surgery
Issue number2
StatePublished - Aug 1982
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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