Using quality-of-life measurements to predict patient satisfaction outcomes for antireflux surgery.


HYPOTHESIS Preoperative quality-of-life measurement can predict which patients will be satisfied with surgical fundoplication in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). DESIGN Review of a prospectively gathered database. SETTING Tertiary referral center. PATIENTS All patients underwent preoperative physiological testing by upper… (More)


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