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Review Article

Evaluation of Clinical Outcome after Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery in Clinical Practice: Still a Controversial Issue

Table 1

Parameters used for patients evaluation and number of studies.

ParametersNumber of studiesRefs

Questionnaires
GERD symptoms score23[36, 8, 11, 15, 16, 18, 20, 24, 25, 27, 29, 3237, 39, 40]
 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Activity Index (GRACY)
 Digestive Health Survey Instrument
 Gastrointestinal Symptoms Rating Scale (GSRS)
 Jamieson Score
 Gastrointestinal Quality of Life Index (GIQLI)3[25, 27, 33]
 Psychological General Well-Being Index (PGWBI)2[23, 39]
 Short-form 36 (SF 36)2[6, 22]
 Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQL)1[34]
 Well-Being Score (WBS)1[2]
 Visual Analogue Score (VAS)1[11]
Patients satisfaction16[26, 11, 18, 20, 24, 29, 3235, 38]
VA clinical data base (outpatients clinics)1[26]
Clinical assessment at follow-up visit7[4, 11, 19, 22, 31, 38, 39]
Objective esophageal tests
 Endoscopy8[3, 6, 14, 15, 22, 23, 30, 31]
 Esophageal manometry7[8, 11, 15, 17, 19, 20, 38]
 24-h Esophageal pH-metry18[6, 8, 11, 1420, 27, 3237, 40]

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