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S Seetahal

Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication for Improved Gastrointestinal Symptoms and Quality of Life

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8–12
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This article examines the role of laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication in the treatment of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease. It describes how the procedure favourably affected symptomatology and gastrointestinal-related quality of life among a population of 24 patients.

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Objective: The purpose of this study was to establish baseline data for a procedure that has yet to be defined within a Caribbean population. Using a specifically designed postoperative questionnaire, symptomatology and quality of life were assessed before and after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication.

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e-Published: 17 Sep, 2013
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