After the staple line has been inspected for hemostasis, the enterotomies are closed with a running suture. (Reprinted with permission from Bogen GL, Mancino AT, Scott-Conner CE. Laparoscopy for staging and palliation of gastrointestinal malignancy. Surg
The is the forward and reflexed view (Retrovision maneuver)in a patient demonstrating Nissen fundoplication for a sliding hiatal hernia. Black arrows show the wraps that are sutured together.