TITLE

2008 - Laparoscopic surgery was more effective than medical management for chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease

AUTHOR(S)
Jani, Kalpesh
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;1/1/2009, Vol. 150 Issue 1, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study titled "The effectiveness and cost effectiveness of minimal access surgery amongst people with gastro-oesophageal reflux disease: A UK collaborative study," conducted by researcher A. Grant and colleagues. It found that in patients with chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease, a strategy of early laparoscopic surgery improved quality of life and reduced symptoms more than a strategy of continued medical management at least up to 1 year after surgery.
ACCESSION #
36506325

 

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