Effectiveness of fundoplication in early infancy.

  title={Effectiveness of fundoplication in early infancy.},
  author={R. A. A. Kubiak and L. Spitz and Edward Matthew Kiely and David Paul Drake and Agostino Pierro},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  volume={34 2},
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to evaluate the results of fundoplication performed in the first 4 months of life. METHODS Case-notes of 66 patients less than 4 months old who underwent fundoplication between January 1986 and July 1997 were reviewed. The mean length of follow-up was 24 months (range, 3 to 115 months). Diagnosis of gastrooesophageal reflux (GOR) was based on a barium meal in 55 patients or 24-hour pH monitoring in 23 patients. RESULTS Fundoplication was performed at a… CONTINUE READING
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