A comparison of outcomes with open and laparoscopic fundoplication

Nathaniel J. Soper*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Long-term outcome following 'open' fundoplication for GERD is good in >85% of patients. Laparoscopic fundoplication results in excellent short- term outcome; prolonged follow-up and randomized trials will be needed to confirm the purported benefits of the laparoscopic approaches.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)85-88
Number of pages4
JournalProblems in General Surgery
Volume13
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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