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Review Article

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

Table 4

Postoperative 24 hrs pH-metry. Indications and results.

AuthorsYearRef.Pts submitted to pH-metry (%)IndicationsResults

Franzén et al.1999[16]67/101 (66.3%)Follow-up19.4% abnormal score
Spechler et al.2001[6]10/37 (27%)Follow-upNo statistical difference between medical and surgical group. Small sample. Results inconclusive.
Lord et al.2002[14]86/86 (100%)Symptomatic patients after LARS23% abnormal score
Arca et al.2002[17]28/46 (49%)Follow-up28% abnormal score
Booth et al.2002[18]109/175 (78%)Follow-up5% abnormal score
Khajanchee et al.2002[19]209/209 (100%)Follow-up16.7% abnormal score
Galvani et al.2003[15]124/124 (100%)Symptomatic patients after LARS39% abnormal score;
Gee et al.2008[34]20/191 (10.4%)Follow-up (ARM)70% abnormal result
Anvari and Allen2003[20]181/332 (54.5%)Follow-upMean acid reflux score significantly lower than preop
Papasavas et al.2003[8]93/297 (31.3%)Follow-upAverage percentage of exposed time <4 was significantly reduced
Ciovica et al.2006[27]351/351 (100%)Follow-up10% Abnormal score
Draaisma et al.2006[11]?/79Follow-up12.5% Abnormal score
Morgenthal et al.2007[32]/166Follow-up14% abnormal score in pts on ARM (3/21)
Oelschlager et al.2008[35]58/288 (20.1%)Follow-up (heartburn)22% abnormal result
Wijnhoven et al.2008[36]139/844 (16.4%)Patients taking ARM after LARS22.3% abnormal results
Boddy et al.2008[37]106/145 (73.1%)Follow-up (4 months)No correlation between pH scores and symptoms score
Fein et al.2008[33]67/99 (67.6%)Follow-up33% of pts with heartburn had recurrent reflux
Thompson et al.2009[40]69/69 (100%)Symptomatic patients after LARS22% Abnormal score

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