360° laparoscopic fundoplication with tension-free hiatoplasty in the treatment of symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux disease

@article{Basso2014360LF,
  title={360° laparoscopic fundoplication with tension-free hiatoplasty in the treatment of symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux disease},
  author={Nicola Basso and A. A. De Leo and A Genco and Paolo Rosato and Sandra Rea and Erasmo Spaziani and Alessandra Primavera},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
  year={2014},
  volume={14},
  pages={164-169}
}
Background: Since laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication was first described by Cuschieri in 1989 and later by Dallemagne in 1991, this procedure has been widely employed for the treatment of symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and/or hiatal hernia. However, a relatively high incidence (7–11%) of intrathoracic Nissen valve migration/paraesophageal hernia following laparoscopic fundoplication has recently been reported. Methods: Between November 1992 and August 1995, 65 consecutive… CONTINUE READING

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