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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 prosthetic… Expand
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
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 received… Expand
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 outcome… Expand
[Quality of life after laparoscopic antireflux surgery--Nissen fundoplication].
- T. Kamolz, H. Wykypiel, T. Bammer, R. Pointner
- Der Chirurg; Zeitschrift fur alle Gebiete der…
PURPOSE During the last few years there has been an increasing interest in evaluating quality of life (QOL) data regarding surgical treatment. METHODS The present study comments the efficacy of… Expand
Laparoscopic antireflux surgery with routine Mesh-Hiatoplasty in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease
- F. Granderath, U. Schweiger, T. Kamolz, M. Pasiut, C. F. Haas, R. Pointner
- Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
- 1 May 2002
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 inadequate… Expand
Psychological and emotional aspects of gastroesophageal reflux disease.
A synergy exists between the psychological and physiological aspects of esophageal and other gastrointestinal symptoms. Based on a biopsychosocial model of disease, several multidisciplinary concepts… Expand
Expectations of Patients With Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease for the Outcome of Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery
Goals of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) treatment are symptom relief, healing of esophagitis, prevention of complications, and prevention of relapses. The aims of the current study were to… Expand
Gas-related symptoms after laparoscopic 360 degrees Nissen or 270 degrees Toupet fundoplication in gastrooesophageal reflux disease patients with aerophagia as comorbidity.
- F. Granderath, T. Kamolz, U. M. Granderath, R. Pointner
- Digestive and liver disease : official journal of…
BACKGROUND Aerophagia is a rare but well-known comorbidity in patients with gastrooesophageal reflux disease. Particularly after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication, it has proven to result in worse… Expand
Long-term results of laparoscopic antireflux surgery
- F. Granderath, T. Kamolz, +4 authors R. Pointner
- Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional…
- 8 February 2002
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 gastroesophageal… Expand