Laparoscopic antireflux surgery (LARS) has assumed a major role in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). The advancement in laparoscopic techniques and instrumentation over the past decade has led to an increase in the number of antireflux operations. Although the operation is fundamentally similar to open antireflux procedures, clear benefits to the laparoscopic approach have been described.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Atlas of Upper Gastrointestinal and Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery|
|Publisher||Springer Berlin Heidelberg|
|Number of pages||11|
|State||Published - Dec 1 2007|
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