Redo laparoscopic repair of benign esophageal disease
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 06/01/2012
Wee JO – Compared with medical treatment, laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication has shown favorable control of typical reflux symptoms. However, in approximately 2% to 17% of patients, surgical treatment fails. The role of reoperative repair for reflux disease and the factors that contribute to it are examined.