Gastroesophageal Reflux, Fundoplication, and Dumping: Literature Review and Case Study

Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing 07/2009; 12(5). DOI: 10.3109/01460868909038046


This article describes a very uncommon phenomenon that can result from surgery to correct gastroesophageal reflux (GER). Although, GER is a common illness in infants, the methods of management and nursing care are diverse. Review of the literature on GER and dumping are discussed and a case study of a girl with dumping following a fundoplication is presented.

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