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Laparoscopic Nissen Versus Toupet Fundoplication: Objective and Subjective Results of a Prospective Randomized Trial

This study has been completed.
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General Public Hospital Zell am See Identifier:
First received: March 21, 2011
Last updated: March 22, 2011
Last verified: March 2011
The aim of this study is to compare subjective and objective outcome and surgical "side effects" of Nissen and Toupet fundoplication performed in a single institution by only two surgeons and to compare pre and postoperative findings to healthy individuals.

Condition Intervention
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery Procedure: laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery

Study Type: Interventional

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Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Nissen fundoplication Procedure: laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery
Active Comparator: Toupet fundoplication Procedure: laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Long history of GERD symptoms
  • Persistent or recurrent symptoms despite optimal medical treatment
  • Persistent or recurrent complications of GERD
  • Reduced quality of life owing to increasing esophageal exposure to gastric juice
  • Pathological values in the preoperative evaluated functional parameters

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Previous esophageal or gastric surgery
  • Poor physical status (American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) scores III and IV)
  • Pregnancy
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01321294

General Public Hospital Zell am See
Zell am See, Salzburg, Austria, 5700
Sponsors and Collaborators
General Public Hospital Zell am See
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Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT01321294     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Zell01
Study First Received: March 21, 2011
Last Updated: March 22, 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Gastroesophageal Reflux
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Deglutition Disorders
Esophageal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases processed this record on September 21, 2017