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Clinical outcomes of a laparoscopic total vs a 270° posterior partial fundoplication in chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease. A randomized clinical trial.

Analatos A, Hakanson BS, Ansorge C, Lindblad M, Lundell L, Thorell A.

JAMA Surg 2022; 157: 473-480.

Some 310 patients (76 per cent of the original cohort) were available for study after over 15 years. Both procedures were equally effective at controlling reflux in the long term. Symptoms of reflux and dysphagia were similar in the two groups.

Comment: Both procedures effective.

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