Gastric ulcer after laparoscopic fundoplication for gastroesophageal reflux disease: significance of the eradication of Helicobacter pylori.

@article{Omura2007GastricUA,
  title={Gastric ulcer after laparoscopic fundoplication for gastroesophageal reflux disease: significance of the eradication of Helicobacter pylori.},
  author={Nobuo Omura and Hideyuki Kashiwagi and Fumiaki Yano and Kazuto Tsuboi and Yoshio Ishibashi and Naruo Kawasaki and Yutaka Suzuki and Akira Matsumoto and Norio Mitsumori and Mitsuyoshi Urashima and Katsuhiko Yanaga},
  journal={Surgical laparoscopy, endoscopy & percutaneous techniques},
  year={2007},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={193-6}
}
The occurrence of gastric ulcers after laparoscopic fundoplication for gastroesophageal reflux disease is not uncommon. Between December 1994 and December 2004, we performed laparoscopic fundoplication in 180 patients, of whom 4 (2.2%) men developed a gastric ulcer during follow-up. The ulcers occurred predominantly in the upper part of the lesser curvature… CONTINUE READING