The effect of floppy Nissen fundoplication on esophageal and gastric motility in gastroesophageal reflux.

@article{Vassilakis1993TheEO,
  title={The effect of floppy Nissen fundoplication on esophageal and gastric motility in gastroesophageal reflux.},
  author={John Sophocles Vassilakis and Evaghelos Xynos and Panagiotis P. Kasapidis and Emmanuel Chrysos and Apostolos Mantides and N G Nicolopoulos},
  journal={Surgery, gynecology & obstetrics},
  year={1993},
  volume={177 6},
  pages={
          608-16
        }
}
Thirty-five patients with gastroesophageal reflux (GER) proved on ambulatory esophageal hydrogen monitoring were surgically treated by a floppy Nissen fundoplication. Postoperatively, reflux and symptoms related to it were almost completely abolished. Transient bloating syndrome was observed in five instances. The operation significantly improved esophagitis (p < 0.01), increased lower esophageal sphincter pressure (p < 0.01) and increased amplitude of esophageal peristalsis (p < 0.01). However… CONTINUE READING

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