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Dysphagia and quality of life after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication in patients with and without prostetic reinforcement of the hiatal crura
BackgroundRecurrent hiatal hernia with or without intrathoracic wrap migration (“slipping Nissen”) is one of the most common complications after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication (LNF). Therefore,Expand
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Laparoscopic antireflux surgery with routine Mesh-Hiatoplasty in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease
One of the most frequent complications after laparoscopic antireflux surgery is intrathoracic migration of the wrap ("slipped" Nissen fundoplication). The most common reasons for this are inadequateExpand
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Long-term results of laparoscopic antireflux surgery
BackgroundIt is estimated that laparoscopic antireflux surgery has replaced the open approach in centers worldwide. Findings show it to be an established treatment option for chronic gastroesophagealExpand
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Mid- and long-term quality of life assessments after laparoscopic fundoplication and refundoplication: a single unit review of more than 500 antireflux procedures.
BACKGROUND For the evaluation of surgical interventions, quality of life data are being increasingly used as an efficacy endpoint. AIMS To evaluate impact of laparoscopic fundoplication andExpand
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Psychological intervention influences the outcome of laparoscopic antireflux surgery in patients with stress-related symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease.
BACKGROUND Psychological aspects such as stress, emotions, illness behaviour or personality are known to affect the severity of symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and can influenceExpand
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Psychological intervention influences the outcome of laparoscopic antireflux surgery in patients with stress-related symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Background: Psychological aspects such as stress, emotions, illness behaviour or personality are known to affect the severity of symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and can influenceExpand
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Quality of life and surgical outcome after laparoscopic Nissen and Toupet fundoplication: one-year follow-up.
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS Quality of life data are becoming widely accepted as a measure of surgical outcome, but the multifaceted symptoms in patients with gastrointestinal disorders are a challengeExpand
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Quality of life and symptomatic outcome three to five years after laparoscopic Toupet fundoplication in gastroesophageal reflux disease patients with impaired esophageal motility.
BACKGROUND Many centers practice a tailored approach to laparoscopic antireflux surgery in attempt to prevent postoperative side effects in gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) patients with anExpand
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Is laparoscopic refundoplication feasible in patients with failed primary open antireflux surgery?
Background: Due to the widespread availability and acceptance of minimal-access surgery, laparoscopic antireflux surgery has become the standard procedure for the treatment of severe gastroesophagealExpand
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Long-term results of laparoscopic antireflux surgery: Surgical outcome and analysis of failure after 500 laparoscopic antireflux procedures
Background: It is estimated that laparoscopic antireflux surgery has replaced the open approach in centers worldwide. Findings show it to be an established treatment option for chronicExpand
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