- Laparoscopic Heller myotomy plus Dor fundoplication in 137 achalasic patients: results on symptoms relief and successful outcome predictorsPaolo Parise
Regional Referral Center for Diagnosis and Treatment of Diseases of Esophagus, Esophageal Surgery Unit, Gastroenterology Department, Nuovo s Chiara Hospital, Pisa, Italy
Updates Surg 63:11-5. 2011..LHD is a safe procedure with good results in about 90% of patients even at a long-term follow-up. Predictors of successful outcome are still poorly plain and sometimes conflicting in literature...
- Giant hiatal hernias: direct hiatus closure has an acceptable recurrence rateGiovanni Pallabazzer
Department of Gastroenterology, Esophageal Surgery Unit, Tuscany Regional Referral Center for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Esophageal Disease, Pisa, Italy
Updates Surg 63:75-81. 2011..1% (5/38) and patient satisfaction in our series was quite high (92%). Based on these findings, the laparoscopic treatment of giant hernias with direct hiatal closure seems to be a safe and effective procedure...