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The purpose of our study was to develop a quality-of-life (QoL) questionnaire for patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) who have undergone laparoscopic fundoplication. This questionnaire was developed to be more comprehensive than existing measures. Between 1994 and 2002, 252 patients underwent laparoscopic fundoplication for GERD in the 1st(More)
Currently, evaluation of patient satisfaction and quality-of-life data to estimate the outcome of laparoscopic antireflux surgery is an important issue. This study aimed first to report the midterm results for the surgical management of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) by laparoscopic fundoplication and to evaluate surgical outcome, including quality(More)
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