Prospective randomized trial comparing Nissen to Nissen-Rossetti technique for laparoscopic fundoplication.

@article{Chrysos2001ProspectiveRT,
  title={Prospective randomized trial comparing Nissen to Nissen-Rossetti technique for laparoscopic fundoplication.},
  author={Emmanuel Chrysos and Anastasios A Tzortzinis and John Tsiaoussis and Helias Athanasakis and J Vasssilakis and Evaghelos Xynos},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={182 3},
  pages={215-21}
}
BACKGROUND It has been suggested that division of the short gastric vessels (SGV) provides a more floppy Nissen fundoplication, for the treatment of reflux disease. The aim of the study was to assess whether Nissen fundoplication with division of SGV is associated with improved clinical outcome and laboratory findings. METHODS Fifty-six consecutive patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) were randomly assigned to have a laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication either with division (24… CONTINUE READING

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