Immune response after laparoscopic and conventional Nissen fundoplication.

  title={Immune response after laparoscopic and conventional Nissen fundoplication.},
  author={Juha Perttil{\"a} and M W Salo and Jari T Ovaska and Juha M. Gr{\"o}nroos and Maija Lavonius and Ari J. Katila and Mia L{\"a}hteenm{\"a}ki and Kari Pulkki},
  journal={The European journal of surgery = Acta chirurgica},
  volume={165 1},
OBJECTIVE To compare the changes in the immune responses of patients undergoing laparoscopic or conventional Nissen fundoplication. DESIGN Prospective randomised clinical study. SETTING University hospital, Finland. SUBJECTS 20 patients undergoing Nissen fundoplication for symptomatic erosive oesophagitis. INTERVENTION Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication (n = 10) or conventional open Nissen fundoplication (n = 10). MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Leucocyte and differential counts; percentages of… CONTINUE READING
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