Transoral incisionless fundoplication: is it as safe and efficacious as a Nissen or Toupet fundoplication?

@article{Toomey2014TransoralIF,
  title={Transoral incisionless fundoplication: is it as safe and efficacious as a Nissen or Toupet fundoplication?},
  author={Paul G. Toomey and Anthony F. Teta and Krishen D Patel and Sharona B. Ross and Prashant B. Sukharamwala and Alexander Rosemurgy},
  journal={The American surgeon},
  year={2014},
  volume={80 9},
  pages={860-7}
}
Transoral incisionless fundoplication (TIF) was U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved in 2007 to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), but comparative data are lacking. This study was undertaken to compare outcomes for patients with GERD undergoing TIF versus laparoscopic Nissen or Toupet fundoplications. We undertook a case-controlled study of three cohorts of 20 patients undergoing TIF or laparoscopic Nissen or Toupet fundoplications from 2010 to 2013 controlling for age, body… CONTINUE READING