The laparoscopic management of gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Laparoscopic fundoplication has replaced open fundoplication as the gold standard for the surgical management of patients with GERD. The improvements in technique that have led to the excellent results on long-term follow-up have broadened the indications for surgical involvement along the continuum of severity in GERD. Therefore, the importance of accurate preoperative testing for appropriate patient classification must be emphasized to all who care for these patients.

Full Text

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Chekan, EG; Pappas, TN

Published Date

  • 1999

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 32 /

Start / End Page

  • 305 - 330

PubMed ID

  • 9891750

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0065-3411


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States