Late results of fundoplication for gastroesophageal reflux in infants and children.

@article{Turnage1989LateRO,
  title={Late results of fundoplication for gastroesophageal reflux in infants and children.},
  author={Richard H. Turnage and K. Oldham and Arnold G. Coran and Caroline E. Blane},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={1989},
  volume={105 4},
  pages={457-64}
}
The Nissen fundoplication (NFP) for the management of severe gastroesophageal reflux (GER) in infants and children has become one of the most frequently performed operations in pediatric surgical centers in the United States. Short-term outcome, morbidity, and mortality are consistently favorable in several large series. The long-term success of this procedure is presumed but has not been established objectively. To examine the late results of this operation, 46 infants and children were… CONTINUE READING
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