Impact of Gender and Age on the Long-Term Outcome of Laparoscopic Fundoplication


It has been suggested that gender and age could be factors that influence the likelihood of success following antireflux surgery, and our anecdotal impression has been that the outcome following Nissen fundoplication in older women is often disappointing. If correct, characterization of the extent of any differences in outcome might help patient selection… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00268-009-0216-y

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