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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Problems in General Surgery|
|State||Published - Jun 1 1996|
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