Single center prospective randomized trial of laparoscopic Nissen versus anterior 90 degrees fundoplication.

@article{Spence2006SingleCP,
  title={Single center prospective randomized trial of laparoscopic Nissen versus anterior 90 degrees fundoplication.},
  author={Gary Spence and David I. Watson and Glyn G Jamiesion and Carolyn J. Lally and Peter G. Devitt},
  journal={Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract},
  year={2006},
  volume={10 5},
  pages={698-705}
}
Although Nissen fundoplication is a very effective treatment for gastroesophageal reflux, it is associated with a small incidence of troublesome postoperative side effects. To prevent this, progressive modification of surgical techniques has led to the development of an anterior 90 degrees fundoplication. We undertook a prospective randomized trial to compare this procedure with Nissen fundoplication to determine whether it would achieve a better clinical outcome. Patients presenting to a… CONTINUE READING

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