Impact of laparoscopic nissen fundoplication with prosthetic hiatal closure on esophageal body motility: Results of a prospective randomized trial.

Abstract

HYPOTHESIS Prosthetic crural closure does not adversely influence esophageal body motility. In most patients, postoperative increased dysphagia resolves spontaneously during the first months after surgery. DESIGN Prospective randomized trial. We compared patients who underwent laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication with simple sutured hiatal closure and those… (More)

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@article{Granderath2006ImpactOL, title={Impact of laparoscopic nissen fundoplication with prosthetic hiatal closure on esophageal body motility: Results of a prospective randomized trial.}, author={Frank Alexander Granderath and Thomas Kamolz and Ursula Maria Schweiger and Rudolph Pointner}, journal={Archives of surgery}, year={2006}, volume={141 7}, pages={625-32} }