A tailored approach to antireflux surgery.

@article{Kauer1995ATA,
  title={A tailored approach to antireflux surgery.},
  author={Werner K.H. Kauer and Jeffrey H. Peters and Tom R. Demeester and Johannes Heimbucher and Adrian P. Ireland and Cedric G. Bremner},
  journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  year={1995},
  volume={110 1},
  pages={141-6; discussion 146-7}
}
Tailored surgical antireflux procedures were done in 104 patients during a 7-year period. Presenting symptoms included heartburn in 95 patients (91%), regurgitation in 83 patients (80%), and dysphagia in 61 patients (60%). Evaluation before operation included video barium esophagography, endoscopy, 24-hour esophageal pH monitoring, and esophageal motility studies. On the basis of anatomic and functional findings, the following procedures were performed: 15 laparoscopic and 49 open… CONTINUE READING

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