Outcomes of antireflux surgery in patients with normal preoperative 24-hour pH test results.

@article{Khajanchee2004OutcomesOA,
  title={Outcomes of antireflux surgery in patients with normal preoperative 24-hour pH test results.},
  author={Yashodhan S. Khajanchee and Dennis Hong and Paul Daniel Hansen and Lee L. Swanstr{\"o}m},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={187 5},
  pages={599-603}
}
OBJECTIVE Preoperative 24-hour pH testing is controversial in surgical patients who have symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and endoscopic evidence of esophagitis. The objective of this study was to compare the clinical outcomes of Nissen fundoplication for symptomatic reflux between patients with normal and abnormal preoperative pH testing. METHODS Patients were selected from a prospective database of patients who underwent laparoscopic esophageal procedures between January… CONTINUE READING

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