Laparoscopic Collis gastroplasty and Nissen fundoplication for reflux esophagitis with shortened esophagus in Japanese patients.

@article{Tsuboi2006LaparoscopicCG,
  title={Laparoscopic Collis gastroplasty and Nissen fundoplication for reflux esophagitis with shortened esophagus in Japanese patients.},
  author={Kazuto Tsuboi and Nobuo Omura and Hideyuki Kashiwagi and Fumiaki Yano and Yoshio Ishibashi and Yutaka Suzuki and Naruo Kawasaki and Norio Mitsumori and Mitsuyoshi Urashima and Katsuhiko Yanaga},
  journal={Surgical laparoscopy, endoscopy & percutaneous techniques},
  year={2006},
  volume={16 6},
  pages={401-5}
}
BACKGROUND There is an extremely small number of surgical cases of laparoscopic Collis gastroplasty and Nissen fundoplication (LCN procedure) in Japan, and it is a fact that the surgical results are not thoroughly examined. PURPOSE To investigate the results of LCN procedure for shortened esophagus. PATIENTS AND METHODS The subjects consisted of 11 patients who underwent LCN procedure for shortened esophagus and followed for at least 2 years after surgery. The group of subjects consisted of… CONTINUE READING