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Review Article

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

Table 2

HRQoL Assessment with different questionnaires and their results.

AuthorYearRef.ToolsResults

Spechler et al.2001[6]SF-36No significant difference between medical and surgical group
Bammer et al.2001[2]WBSImproved significantly at more than 5 years of followup
Olberg et al.2005[23]PGWBINo significant difference between medical and surgical group
Contini and Scarpignato2004[22]SF-36Normal score 2 years after LARS
Ciovica et al.2006[27]GIQLI + HRQLQoL normalized after LARS and significantly higher than a medically treated group
Dallemagne et al.2006[25]GIQLISignificantly better than preoperatively at 10 years
Draaisma et al.2006[11]VAS30% improvement after surgery
Gee et al.2008[34]GERD−HRQLNear normal score at long-term followup
Fein et al.2008[33]GIQLISignificant improvement of the QoL after 10 years
Lundell et al.2009[39]PGWBISimilar to that of normal population in both surgical and medical group at 12 years

VAS: Visual Analogue Scale.

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