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Review Article

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

Table 5

Abnormal esophageal exposure to acid in patients taking ARM after LARS.

AuthorsYearRef.Followup (months)Pts with abnormal pH score (%)

Booth et al.2002[18]247/19 (36.8%)
Lord et al.2002[14]27.89/37 (24.3%)
Galvani et al.2003[15]1748/124 (39.0%)
Anvari and Allen2003[20]609/21 (42.8%)
Draaisma et al.2006[11]60Absence of correlation between the use of PPIs and documented reflux symptoms
Thompson et al.2009[40]4417/53 (32%)
Wijnhoven et al.2008[36]70.816/61 (26.2%)
Fein et al.2008[33]24NA (42%)
Thompson et al.2009[40]557/42 (16.6%)
Mean = 32.4%

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