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Digestive Disorders

Nissan`s fundoplicaon affects height & weight

06/23/2008

Question:

I`ve a 3 and a half year-old daughter. Nissan`s fundoplication was done on her when she was 15 months old. Now she is fine but her weight doesn`t get increase though her height is increasing, but less than average. Thus Nissan fundoplication affects her weight and height?

Answer:

It may be more complicated than that, please ask your daughter's primary care provider to answer your question.

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Response by:

Michael Spigarelli, MD, PhD
Formerly, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati