Novel surgical concept in antireflux surgery: long-term outcomes comparing 3 different laparoscopic approaches.

@article{Mucio2012NovelSC,
  title={Novel surgical concept in antireflux surgery: long-term outcomes comparing 3 different laparoscopic approaches.},
  author={Moreno Mucio and Martin Rojano and Jose Herrera and Miguel {\'A}ngel Valdovinos and J {\'A}ngel C{\'o}rdova and Carlos Bravo and Luis Dominguez and Oscar S{\'a}nchez},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={151 1},
  pages={84-93}
}
BACKGROUND The Nissen fundoplication procedure is the most widely used type of antireflux surgery. The results are not always as good as expected, and several modifications to the original technique have been proposed. Long-term effectiveness studies comparing different techniques of antireflux surgery are limited. Our group developed a new concept in antireflux surgery (complete fixed "nondeformable" fundoplication) in order to improve its outcome; we present the long-term comparative results… CONTINUE READING
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