Seventeen-year outcome of a randomized clinical trial comparing laparoscopic and conventional Nissen fundoplication: a plea for patient counseling and clarification. Ann Surg 2017; 266: 23-28.

Published: 30th September 2017

Authors: Oor J, Roks D, Broeders J, Hazebroek E, Gooszen H

Conclusion

A total of 111 patients were included and followed for 17 years. Both procedures improved symptom control and quality of life; more patients required surgical reintervention after open repair, usually for incisional hernia.

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