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Partial anterior vs partial posterior fundoplication following transabdominal esophagocardiomyotomy for achalasia of the esophagus: meta-regression of objective postoperative gastroesophageal reflux and dysphagia.

Authors
  • Kurian, Ashwin A
  • Bhayani, Neil
  • Sharata, Ahmed
  • Reavis, Kevin
  • Dunst, Christy M
  • Swanström, Lee L
Type
Published Article
Journal
JAMA surgery
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2013
Volume
148
Issue
1
Pages
85–90
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1001/jamasurgery.2013.409
PMID: 23324843
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Partial posterior fundoplication when combined with an esophagocardiomyotomy may be associated with significantly lower reintervention rates for postoperative dysphagia, while providing similar reflux control compared with partial anterior fundoplication.

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