Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Volume 2014, Article ID 409727, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/409727
Clinical Study

Laparoscopic Watson Fundoplication Is Effective and Durable in Children with Gastrooesophageal Reflux

Department of Paediatric Surgery, Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital, Brighton BN2 5BE, UK

Received 16 August 2014; Revised 7 December 2014; Accepted 15 December 2014; Published 31 December 2014

Academic Editor: Peng Hui Wang

Copyright © 2014 Matthew G. Dunckley et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. J. Dent, H. B. El-Serag, M.-A. Wallander, and S. Johansson, “Epidemiology of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease: a systematic review,” Gut, vol. 54, no. 5, pp. 710–717, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. S. M. Wileman, S. McCann, A. M. Grant, Z. H. Krukowski, and J. Bruce, “Medical versus surgical management for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) in adults,” Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, vol. 3, Article ID CD003243, 2010. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. R. M. Coben, A. Weintraub, A. J. DiMarino Jr., and S. Cohen, “Gastroesophageal reflux during gastrostomy feeding,” Gastroenterology, vol. 106, no. 1, pp. 13–18, 1994. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. R. H. Pearl, D. K. Robie, S. H. Ein et al., “Complications of gastroesophageal antireflux surgery in neurologically impaired versus neurologically normal children,” Journal of Pediatric Surgery, vol. 25, no. 11, pp. 1169–1173, 1990. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. L. Spitz, K. Roth, E. M. Kiely, R. J. Brereton, D. P. Drake, and P. J. Milla, “Operation for gastro-oesophageal reflux associated with severe mental retardation,” Archives of Disease in Childhood, vol. 68, no. 3, pp. 347–351, 1993. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. A. Pimpalwar and A. Najmaldin, “Results of laparoscopic antireflux procedures in neurologically impaired children,” Seminars in Laparoscopic Surgery, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 190–196, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. J. P. A. Teixeira, V. Mosquer, and A. Flores, “Long-term outcomes of quality of life after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication,” Hepato-Gastroenterology, vol. 56, no. 89, pp. 80–84, 2009. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. S. M. Cowgill, R. Gillman, E. Kraemer, S. Al-Saadi, D. Villadolid, and A. Rosemurgy, “Ten-year follow up after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication for gastroesophageal reflux disease,” The American Surgeon, vol. 73, no. 8, pp. 748–753, 2007. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. J. J. Kelly, D. I. Watson, K. F. Chin, P. G. Devitt, P. A. Game, and G. G. Jamieson, “Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication: clinical outcomes at 10 years,” Journal of the American College of Surgeons, vol. 205, no. 4, pp. 570–575, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. C. Engström, H. Lönroth, J. Mardani, and L. Lundell, “An anterior or posterior approach to partial fundoplication? Long-term results of a randomized trial,” World Journal of Surgery, vol. 31, no. 6, pp. 1221–1225, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. A. Watson, L. R. Jenkinson, C. S. Ball, A. P. Barlow, and T. L. Norris, “A more physiological alternative to total fundoplication for the surgical correction of resistant gastro-oesophageal reflux,” British Journal of Surgery, vol. 78, no. 9, pp. 1088–1094, 1991. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. S. Ma, B. Qian, L. Shang, R. Shi, and G. Zhang, “A meta-analysis comparing laparoscopic partial versus Nissen fundoplication,” ANZ Journal of Surgery, vol. 82, no. 1-2, pp. 17–22, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. L. F. Johnson and T. R. Demeester, “Twenty four hour pH monitoring of the distal esophagus. A quantitative measure of gastroesophageal reflux,” The American Journal of Gastroenterology, vol. 62, no. 4, pp. 325–332, 1974. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. K. V. Menon, M. Booth, J. Stratford, and T. C. B. Dehn, “Laparoscopic fundoplication in mentally normal children with gastroesophageal reflux disease,” Diseases of the Esophagus, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 163–166, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. W. Cai, D. I. Watson, C. J. Lally, P. G. Devitt, P. A. Game, and G. G. Jamieson, “Ten-year clinical outcome of a prospective randomized clinical trial of laparoscopic Nissen versusanterior 180° partial fundoplication,” British Journal of Surgery, vol. 95, no. 12, pp. 1501–1505, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. Z. Chen, S. K. Thompson, G. G. Jamieson, P. G. Devitt, P. A. Game, and D. I. Watson, “Anterior 180-degree partial fundoplication: a 16-year experience with 548 patients,” Journal of the American College of Surgeons, vol. 212, no. 5, pp. 827–834, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. J. A. Broeders, D. J. Roks, G. G. Jamieson, P. G. Devitt, R. J. Baigrie, and D. I. Watson, “Five-year outcome after laparoscopic anterior partial versus Nissen fundoplication: four randomized trials,” Annals of Surgery, vol. 255, no. 4, pp. 637–642, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. S. Wagener, N. Sudhakaran, and E. Cusick, “Watson fundoplication in children: a comparative study with Nissen fundoplication,” Journal of Pediatric Surgery, vol. 42, no. 12, pp. 1098–1102, 2007. View at Google Scholar
  19. A. Mahomed, “Re: Watson fundoplication in children: a comparative study with Nissen fundoplication,” Journal of Pediatric Surgery, vol. 42, no. 12, pp. 2140–2141, 2007. View at Google Scholar
  20. F. A. Mauritz, M. Y. A. van Herwaarden-Lindeboom, S. Zwaveling, R. H. J. Houwen, P. D. Siersema, and D. C. Van Der Zee, “Laparoscopic thal fundoplication in children: a prospective 10-to 15-year follow-up study,” Annals of Surgery, vol. 259, no. 2, pp. 388–393, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. R. Kubiak, E. Böhm-Sturm, D. Svoboda, and L. M. Wessel, “Comparison of long-term outcomes between open and laparoscopic Thal fundoplication in children,” Journal of Pediatric Surgery, vol. 49, no. 7, pp. 1069–1074, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  22. M. I. Booth, J. Stratford, L. Jones, and T. C. B. Dehn, “Randomized clinical trial of laparoscopic total (Nissen) versus posterior partial (Toupet) fundoplication for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease based on preoperative oesophageal manometry,” British Journal of Surgery, vol. 95, no. 1, pp. 57–63, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus