n South African Gastroenterology Review - SAGES 2006 Port Elizabeth : Abstracts of Distinction




Extracted from text ... The South African Gastroenterology Review ? November 2006 90 ABSTRACTS LONG-TERM OUTCOME OF LAPAROSCOPIC NISSEN AND TOUPET FUNDOPLICATION Shaw JM, Bornman PC, Callanan MD, Metz DC Introduction Laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery is a well-established treatment for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD). Toupet (270? partial) fundoplication has been reported to have fewer postoperative side effects when compared with Nissen (360?) fundoplication. Aim To evaluate long-term outcome after laparoscopic Nissen (LN) and laparoscopic Toupet (LT) fundoplication in patients with GORD. Method We previously reported results for 100 patients with PPI dependent GORD who were prospectively randomized in theatre to undergo either LN or ..


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