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Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication with prosthetic hiatal closure reduces postoperative intrathoracic wrap herniation: preliminary results of a prospective randomized functional and clinical study.
BACKGROUND Postoperative intrathoracic wrap migration is the most frequent morphological complication after laparoscopic antireflux surgery. Previous authors have studied the use of prostheticExpand
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Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a systematic review
BackgroundLaparoscopic techniques induced a tremendous revolution in surgery of the biliary tract, mainly due to improved results compared with the open approach and secondary because of theirExpand
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EAES recommendations for the management of gastroesophageal reflux disease
BackgroundGastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is one of the most frequent benign disorders of the upper gastrointestinal tract. Management of GERD has always been controversial since modernExpand
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Prosthetic closure of the esophageal hiatus in large hiatal hernia repair and laparoscopic antireflux surgery
BackgroundLaparoscopy has become the standard surgical approach to both surgery for gastroesophageal reflux disease and large/paraesophageal hiatal hernia repair with excellent long-term results andExpand
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Evaluation of quality of life after laparoscopic surgery: evidence-based guidelines of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery
BackgroundMeasuring health-related quality of life (QoL) after surgery is essential for decision making by patients, surgeons, and payers. The aim of this consensus conference was twofold. First, itExpand
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Endoscopic full-thickness plication versus laparoscopic fundoplication: a prospective study on quality of life and symptom control
BackgroundEndoscopic antireflux techniques have emerged as alternative therapies for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Endoscopic plication receives continuing interest as an effective and safeExpand
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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 colorectal surgery confers lower mortality in the elderly: a systematic review and meta-analysis of 66,483 patients
BackgroundIncreasing life expectancy requires specific attention on geriatric patients. Data support a potential reduction of surgical morbidity for patients undergoing laparoscopic surgery asExpand
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Quality of Life, Surgical Outcome, and Patient Satisfaction Three Years after Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication
Quality of life data and patient satisfaction are important issues in estimating the outcome of laparoscopic antireflux surgery (LARS). Long-term of quality of life assessment has not yet receivedExpand
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Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication With Prosthetic Hiatal Closure Reduces Postoperative Intrathoracic Wrap Herniation
Results: Patients in both groups had similar preoperative values in esophageal manometry, 24-hour pH monitoring, and symptom scoring. At the 3-month and 1-year follow-ups, functional outcomeExpand
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