Esophagogastric fundoplasty

Known as: Fundoplication, fundoplication procedure 
A therapeutic surgical procedure to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease and hiatus hernia. It involves the wrapping of the fundus of the stomach… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
HYPOTHESIS Large hiatal hernias are prone to disruption, resulting in reherniation, when repaired with simple cruroplasty. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The best method of training for laparoscopic surgical skills is controversial. Some advocate observation in the operating room… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVE To determine rates and mechanisms of failure in 857 consecutive patients undergoing laparoscopic fundoplication for… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Helicobacter pylori infection plays an important part in the development of atrophic gastritis and intestinal… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
OBJECTIVE The authors examined indications, evaluations, and outcomes after laparoscopic fundoplication in patients with… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND & AIMS Treatment for gastroesophageal reflux may be ineffective in patients with an eosinophilic infiltration of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
OBJECTIVE The open Nissen fundoplication is effective therapy for gastroesophageal reflux disease. In this study, the outcomes in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
BACKGROUND Conventional medical treatment for gastroesophageal reflux disease involves life-style modifications and combination… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Twelve patients presenting with symptomatic esophagitis associated with hiatal hernia and gastroesophageal reflux underwent… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
One hundred consecutive patients had a primary Nissen fundoplication for gastroesophageal reflux disease. None of the patients… (More)
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