Surgical experience improves the long-term results of Nissen fundoplication.

  title={Surgical experience improves the long-term results of Nissen fundoplication.},
  author={Markku E. Luostarinen and Jouko O. Isolauri},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology},
  volume={34 2},
BACKGROUND Nissen fundoplication relieves symptoms of gastro-oesophageal reflux and effectively heals oesophagitis. During long-term follow-up some cases of recurrent reflux are seen. We investigated the possibility that long-term cure of gastro-oesophageal reflux after fundoplication is influenced by the surgeon's experience and focused interest, in line with results of surgery for rectal, gastric, and breast cancer. METHODS One hundred and five consecutive patients were evaluated a median… CONTINUE READING
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