Laparoscopic Heller myotomy with Toupet fundoplication: outcomes predictors in 121 consecutive patients.

@article{Khajanchee2005LaparoscopicHM,
  title={Laparoscopic Heller myotomy with Toupet fundoplication: outcomes predictors in 121 consecutive patients.},
  author={Yashodhan S. Khajanchee and Shalini R Kanneganti and Amy E B Leatherwood and Paul Daniel Hansen and Lee L. Swanstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={140 9},
  pages={827-33; discussion 833-4}
}
HYPOTHESIS This study was performed to assess the intermediate-term outcomes after laparoscopic Heller myotomy and posterior Toupet fundoplication in a single-surgeon series with the expectation of identifying patient and disease factors associated with poor outcomes. DESIGN Retrospective analysis of prospectively collected data. SETTING Tertiary care teaching hospital with a comprehensive esophageal physiology laboratory. PATIENTS A total of 121 patients undergoing laparoscopic Heller… CONTINUE READING
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